Issued on: 20/05/2020 – 17:28Modified: 20/05/2020 – 17:28
From unusual headwear to unique modes of transport, citizens across the world have turned to inventive means to go about their daily lives while still respecting social distancing rules.
In Portugal, a nursing home is using a crane to allow families to visit loved ones confined within the building.
In Canada, one Ontario resident has invented a "hug glove" to embrace her mother on Mothers Day.
In India, a mechanic has invented a novel way to get around during the coronavirus crisis by building a motorbike where the passenger sits more than a metre away from the driver.
“I thought: How can I take my daughter to school when it re-opens, while maintaining social distancing on a bike?" Partha Saha told AFP.
“Thats when I was struck with this idea that I can extend a bike in such a way that my daughter can ride as a passenger, but more than one metre away from me.”
The hospitality sector has been particularly hard hit by the crisis.
With a view to soon reopening bars and restaurants, one Spanish entrepreneur has come up with the idea of using perspex partitions and temperature-checking cameras to keep customers safe.
A German bar, meanwhile, is using a less sophisticated method, offering customers hats fitted with swimming pool floats to maintain soRead More – Source