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COVID-19: Rwanda Deploys Robots to attend to Coronavirus Patients.

The government of Rwanda, had on Tuesday deployed five high tech robots that will henceforth, be assisting doctors and frontline workers in the country’s fight against the novel Coronavirus.

The five high-tech anti – epidemic robots, which have been given Rwandan names viz a viz Urumuri, Icyizere, Kazuba, Ngabo and Mwiza, will be used in the management of COVID-19 in Rwanda treatment centres.

The Robots on display
Dr Daniel Ngamije, Rwandan Health Minister taking a critical look at the Robots

The robots were handed over to the Ministry of Health by the Ministry of ICT and Innovation in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Rwanda at Kanyinya Treatment Centre where they have begun work.

Receiving them on behalf of his ministry, the Ministry of Health Dr Daniel Ngamije, thanked the ICT ministry for such a wonderful initiative.

He stated further that because of their capabilities, the robots will increase timeliness and efficiency in fighting COVID–19 as well as reduce exposure of health workers to possible infection of the pandemic.

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