Coronavirus: Facemasks delivered by hydrogen-powered drone

A hydrogen-powered drone has delivered 15,000 protective facemasks to residents on Gapa, Mara, and Biyang Islands in Korea in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Doosan Mobility Innovation carried out the delivery in collaboration with Jeju Special Gelf-Governing Province due to lack of resources on all three islands.

The delivery provided all 490 residents on the island with a three-month supply of facemasks, presuming two masks per week.

“As there are no pharmacy or post office in Gapa Island, there were concerns about public mask supply. Now I can be rest assured with drone delivery,” said Won Hee-ryong, Governor of Jeju Providence.

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