Covid- 19: Ingenious student turns bucket into auto hand-washing tap

Covid- 19: Ingenious student turns bucket into auto hand-washing tap

- Students of the Robotic Club at a high school in Ghana have developed an ingenius method to protect against the coronavirus by converting a plastic bucket into an automatic hands-free tap

- Water automatically flows when a user extends their hands under the electronic bucket-tap to wash, meaning they do not have to touch any surfaces

- A video of the novel innovation has surfaced online

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Students of Ghana's Obuasi Senior High Technical School have converted a plastic bucket into an electronic hand-washing tap to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

This latest innovation comes amid the outbreak of the virus and its rise across the nations of the world.

Numerous countries have outlined guidelines to stem the spread of the dreaded disease, including regular hand-washing with soap under running water, to observe personal hygiene.

With this genius innovation, users would not have to worry about touching the tap, therby protecting against any possible infection and spread of the virus.

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An impressive video gaining traction on social media has a student of the Obuasi Senior High Technical School showing how the electronic bucket tap works.

The video opens with the male student walking towards the electronic device in his school uniform to demonstrate how the Robotic Club’s new innovation works while informing the public about its benefits.

Watch video below.

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that the coronavirus is spreading in South Africa and some of the cases were identified as local transmissions.

Now, more than ever, it's important to follow the guidelines on how to stay healthy - including washing one's hands.

One creative man's project might just help do that in areas where it would be hard to wash hands. Twitter user, @Munyai_R_Gundo, shared before-and-after photos of the man's creation.

@Munyai_R_Gundo did not reveal who the man is or where he is from.

However, South Africans could see that he was from Mzansi and they called for him to be recognised.

Many felt the portable wash basin would be a great addition at taxi ranks where people can't just wash their hands.

Social media user, @moifo14, commented: "I'm proud of this initiative, hope our government hops on it."

Another tweep, @emily_teffoM, added: "Wow this would be great for schools, even households, you can place it outside for washing hands when doing yard chores."

Twitter user, @RealKingDennyX, wrote: "I pray the government is interested in your plan and puts this everywhere."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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