Over the last 15 years, robot vacuums have come a long way. No longer blind, today’s robot vacuums use lasers and cameras to identify walls and objects in order to plot logical paths. The original robot vacuums would bump into everything, knock things over, scuff up furniture, and get stuck.
There are lots of great resources on the state of COVID in general and for your community. Here are some that I frequent: CDC: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/ NYTimes: https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/coronavirusand https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/us/covid-cases.html Osterholm Podcast: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/covid-19/podcasts-webinars CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy): https://www.cidrap.umn.edu The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/category/what-you-need-know-coronavirus/ Don McNeil (former NYT): https://donaldgmcneiljr1954.medium.com