Tunisia Deploys Police "Robots" Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

To ensure that citizens are following guidelines amid a lockdown to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus, 4-wheeled police robots known as "PGuards" have been deployed to patrol areas of the Tunisian capital city of Tunis. Local media say that if it spots anyone outside, it will approach them, ask why they are out, and request to see ID or other identification. As of now, the nation has at least 14 deaths and 455 confirmed cases of the infection. Everyone must stay home with the exceptions of purchasing necessities and medical reasons.
Produced by Enova Robotics, the PGuard uses thermal-imaging, Lidar, and normal cameras to patrol the streets and enforce the lockdown. The total number of these remote-controlled surveillance units and the cost per unit are not publicly available. 

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