Adoption of robots in India hospitals to grow during and post covid
Due to shortage of personal protective equipment, adoption of robots to treat covid-19 patients is expected to grow in India
Doctors are exploring how cobots can be used to remotely test patients for the virus to prevent healthcare workers
To lessen constant exposure between covid-19 patients and caregivers, and intensify screening, hospitals in India are turning to robots of all kinds. Delhi-based AIIMS hospital has deployed a floor disinfectant and a humanoid robot in covid-19 wards. Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru has also deployed an interactive robot at its entrance to screen everyone, including medical staff, entering the premises.