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Kawasaki Heavy to roll out robot-conducted PCR tests for COVID

With 50 of these systems, Japan's daily capacity will double to over 120,000

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has developed an innovative, fully automated PCR testing system controlled by robots. (Source photos by Getty Images and Jiji)

TOKYO -- Kawasaki Heavy Industries has developed an innovative PCR testing system controlled by robots that it is aiming to set up in downtown areas and airports by March next year, Nikkei has learned.

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