A man in the Republic of Cyprus used a drone to take his dog for a walk during his home isolation.
In the context of the complicated Covid-19 pandemic, authorities in many countries have asked people not to go to the streets, to stop playing venues to avoid the risk of virus spreading.
Many people have come up with unique ways to abide by the rules but still do not interfere with daily routines. For example, Vakis Demetriou, a man in the Republic of Cyprus, used a remote control drone to take his dog for a walk while he was still at home avoiding the epidemic.
In a video posted by Demetriou on Facebook on March 18, the dog was tied to a drone, running off the road while the drone flew behind to keep it from running away.
At the end of the video, Demetriou also sent the message “Stay home to be safe, but don’t forget to make your puppy happy”.
The video quickly caught the attention of the online community, even shared by news sites like The New York Daily News because it was too cute. The video has now reached more than 4.2 million views on Twitter.
Interestingly, the expression of the dog does not care what is driving him is a machine or a person. Some Twitter accounts are also humorous as to who will clean up his “dumps” after everything is done.
In the present time, the drones are becoming effective assistance of humans. In China, authorities use drones to monitor and remind people to wear masks, deliver goods, spray disinfectants and test their body temperature. Spanish police and the state of California (USA) also use drones to remind people to limit the road if not needed.
On March 15, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, declared a state of emergency because of an epidemic and implemented a number of measures, such as closing public areas and trade centers. Health certification entry into the country. Many countries around the world use similar measures to control epidemics.