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Drones could be potential game changers in fight against Covid-19


Drones are being deployed as a method to battle the deadly coronavirus pandemic by means of government.

"Our drones will spray disinfectant on areas specified by the Chhattisgarh government, usually hospital areas, government offices and buildings," IANS quoted Agnishwar Jayaprakash, Managing Director of Chennai-based Garuda Aerospace, as pronouncing.

Not just Chhattisgarh, a file in Times of India mentioned that a workforce of researchers from Madras Institute of Technology helps the Tamil Nadu government in spraying disinfectant over massive spaces within the state.

"We are operating in collaboration with the state government to spray disinfectants, particularly where human accessibility is hard. For this objective, we’ve changed the drones with special nozzles to spray disinfectants. These drones are flown the use of petrol and may also be continuously flown throughout the day. On Saturday, we lined around three lakh/sq. and sprayed nearly 900 litres of disinfectant,” the Times of India file quoted a member of the workforce as pronouncing.

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palika has additionally deployed drones to disinfect public places like bus stands, railway stations.

Not just in India, drones had been utilized in China and South Korea for spraying disinfectants.

The deployment of drones can be a gamechanger in battle in opposition to Covid-19 an infection. Some reviews advised that China deployed drones with thermal imaging to test for symptoms like fever.

Besides, drones can be used in fast supply of checking out kits and emergency provides to Covid hotspots.


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