The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
A device capable of automatically disinfecting common surfaces could be a vital tool in virus and disease mitigation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Surfaces contaminated with SARS-CoV-2 pose a grave threat to the safety of staff and patients. To minimize the risks for their staff, hospitals are utilizing disinfection robots to sanitize surfaces.
A robot is helping maximize the life of some of the most critical personal protective equipment, or PPE, at a time when the surge of demand for such items has aggravated a national shortage.
A robot which encourages kids to wash their hands has helped pupils at a remote Indian primary school take a fresh approach to hygiene.