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Turkey: Bursa hospital uses contactless cabin to perform coronavirus tests01:58

Turkey: Bursa hospital uses contactless cabin to perform coronavirus tests

Turkey, Bursa
April 09, 2020 at 01:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

A contactless cabin for taking samples was donated to Bursa hospital by a local car company to help test for coronavirus as the country continues to fight the pandemic.

Footage filmed in Bursa City Hospital on Wednesday shows the transparent cabin with special gloves attached to it, ready to take samples.

According to hospital's doctor, Ozlem Cetinkaya Aydin, the cabin becomes isolated “after patient or a person suspected of carrying a virus enters,” allowing health workers to carry out tests without contact.

One resident praised the device saying, “At least it guarantees that employees don't touch each other, that they can't infect the medical staff there.”

According to Johns Hopkins University, who compile data from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), Turkey has registered 38,226 coronavirus cases with 812 deaths.

Turkey: Bursa hospital uses contactless cabin to perform coronavirus tests01:58
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A contactless cabin for taking samples was donated to Bursa hospital by a local car company to help test for coronavirus as the country continues to fight the pandemic.

Footage filmed in Bursa City Hospital on Wednesday shows the transparent cabin with special gloves attached to it, ready to take samples.

According to hospital's doctor, Ozlem Cetinkaya Aydin, the cabin becomes isolated “after patient or a person suspected of carrying a virus enters,” allowing health workers to carry out tests without contact.

One resident praised the device saying, “At least it guarantees that employees don't touch each other, that they can't infect the medical staff there.”

According to Johns Hopkins University, who compile data from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), Turkey has registered 38,226 coronavirus cases with 812 deaths.

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