Covid-19: Drones take Italians’ temperature and issue fines

  • Drones
  • Saturday, 11 Apr 2020

A DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise drone equipped with a thermal sensor used by municipal police in Treviolo for checking people's temperature is pictured in flight on April 9, 2020 in Treviolo, near Bergamo, during the country's lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. — Photos: AFP

TREVIOLO, Italy: The hovering drone emits a mechanical buzz reminiscent of a wasp and shouts down instructions in a tinny voice.

"Attention! You are in a prohibited area. Get out immediately," commands the drone, about the size of a loaf of bread.

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