Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for Covid-19

Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for Covid-19
Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for Covid-19

Hello and welcome to the details of Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for Covid-19 and now with the details

Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Zoo animals have tested positive for SARS-COV2 in recent times. — AFP pic

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know.


NEW DEHLI, May 4 — Eight Asiatic lions at an Indian zoo have contracted the coronavirus, the government said today, adding that there was no evidence that animals could transmit the disease to humans.

Zoo authorities in the southern state of Hyderabad shared samples with a government research laboratory on March 24 after the lions showed signs of respiratory distress.

The test results come amid a huge surge in coronavirus infections among humans in India.

“Based on experience with zoo animals elsewhere in the world that have experienced SARS-COV2 positive last year, there is no factual evidence that animals can transmit the disease to humans any further,” the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said.

The Nehru Zoological Park has now been closed, it said in a statement.

India has reported more than 300,000 daily Covid-19 infections for 13 straight days and has now recorded 20 million cases of the disease, the second highest number in the world after the United States. — Reuters

These were the details of the news Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for Covid-19 for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Taiwan steps up border curbs to keep out Delta variant
NEXT Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta — WHO uses Greek alphabet to name COVID-19 variants