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Tech & Science A robot named Little Peanut is delivering food to people in quarantine amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

01:05  31 january  2020
01:05  31 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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A robot named Little Peanut is delivering food to people being quarantined after traveling on a flight with patients suspected to be infected by the Wuhan coronavirus . A video filmed in a hotel in Hangzhou, China, shows a robot with shelves of food moving from door-to-door carrying food to

A video captured a robotic named Little Peanut delivering meals to folks underneath quarantine in China after being involved with flight passengers who could Passengers on a flight from Singapore to Hangzhou, China, are being held underneath quarantine in a lodge after two of over 335 folks on the

a close up of a toy © Reuters
  • A video captured a robot named Little Peanut delivering food to people under quarantine in China after being in contact with flight passengers who may be infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, 2019-nCoV.
  • Passengers on a flight from Singapore to Hangzhou, China, are being held under quarantine in a hotel after two of over 335 people on the plane were found with a fever, according to a Reuters report.
  • "Hello everyone. Cute Little Peanut is serving food to you now," the robot said, according to a translation. "Enjoy your meal. If you need anything else, please message the staff on WeChat."
  • As of Wednesday morning local time, the novel coronavirus had killed 132 people in China and infected nearly 6,000 people worldwide.

A robot named Little Peanut is delivering food to people being quarantined after traveling on a flight with patients suspected to be infected by the Wuhan coronavirus.

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The robot , named ' Little Peanut ', is seen delivering food to 335 travelers who have been quarantined at a hotel after two passengers on a flight from Singapore to Huandzhou, China were found to have a fever. Amid a novel # coronavirus outbreak , robots are deployed to deliver meals

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A video filmed in a hotel in Hangzhou, China, shows a robot with shelves of food moving from door-to-door carrying food to residents, Reuters reported.

"Hello everyone. Cute Little Peanut is serving food to you now," the robot was saying, according to a translation. "Enjoy your meal. If you need anything else, please message the staff on WeChat."

Multiple robots were employed on each floor of the 16-story hotel on January 27 and 28 to reduce human contact and prevent spread of the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, Reuters reported.

Passengers on a flight from Singapore to Hangzhou are being held under quarantine after two of over 335 people on the plane were found with a fever, according to the Reuters report.

As of Wednesday morning local time, the novel coronavirus had killed 132 people in China and infected nearly 6,000 people worldwide.

It has spread to at least 16 countries outside of China, including Australia, Cambodia, Canada, France, Germany, Ivory Coast, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, the US, and Vietnam. 

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