Creepy ‘coronavirus-screening’ robot returns to Times Square

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The creepy robot that was booted from midtown Manhattan while screening for the coronavirus has returned to Times Square.

The 5-foot-tall droid, which was created by Pennsylvania-based company Promobot, rolled around the tourist spot Monday with a survey quizzing people about possible symptoms.

Promobot founder Oleg Kivorkutsev said around 200 passersby took the bot’s interactive survey — which asked questions such as, “Have you had a fever in the last three days?” — on a touch screen.

The robot then advises respondents whether to seek medical advice based on their answers.

But none of the participants reported symptoms consistent with the deadly virus, which is associated with upper respiratory issues, Kivorkutsev said.

The bot was ejected last week from Byrant Park after not obtaining the proper permit for conducting commercial business. It had also previously made another appearance in Times Square, where it handed out surgical masks.

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