The Republic of Rwanda has taken delivery of 5 humanoid robots manufactured by Belgium-based company that can screen and deliver foods and drugs to those suffering from deadly virus.
The country health minister, Daniel Ngamije made the announcement on Tuesday May 19. He also disclosed that the robots were brought in to reduce the exposure of health workers to COVID-19 patients.
As one of the smallest countries on the African mainland,She has so far recorded 308 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, 203 recoveries and no deaths.
The 5 robots named Akazuba, Ikizere, Mwiza, Ngabo and Urumuri. The humanoid robot can Screen 50 to 150 people per minute,Recording and storing patient data,Alerting health workers to abnormalities and Warning people who aren’t wearing marks, or are wearing them improperly.
To date, more than 52,300 tests have been carried out in the country of over 12 million
There are two Coronavirus treatment facilities in Rwanda, one is on the outskirts of the capital Kigali and the other in the south-eastern town of Nyamata.