Coronavirus: Mitra, the Rs 10 lakh robot, helps India’s Covid-19 patients speak to loved ones

Coronavirus: Mitra, the Rs 10 lakh robot, helps India’s Covid-19 patients speak to loved ones

A hospital in India has deployed a customer-service robot to patrol its wards, connecting coronavirus patients to friends and relatives. Mitra, meaning "friend" in Hindi, is best known for interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in 2017. A tablet attached to Mitra’s chest allows patients to see loved ones, as well as medical staff unable to access the wards.

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