The robot will conduct rounds in hospital wards for patients with coronavirus.

The authors hope that this innovation will reduce the risk of infecting healthcare workers.

‘s medibot is a white robot with a height of 1.5 meters, equipped with a camera and screen, through which patients can communicate remotely with physicians. The invention developed by scientists at the International Islamic University Malaysia, also equipped with a device for remote temperature control of patients, reports “New time”.

It aims to help nurses and doctors working in offices, with social distancing, said Zulkifli Zainal Abidin, a member of the team that created the new device.

According to Zulkifli, the development cost about 15,000 ringgit ($3500), and in the near future the University plans to try him in his own private hospital. If it is successful, scientists hope that a robot can be used in public hospitals where you are pointing people COVID-19.

From Thailand to Israel robots are being used in the fight against the coronavirus, which has killed more than 114 000 people worldwide. They are increasingly relying both on fast, efficient, protected from intrusion of soldiers in the war against the virus.