irst Time In India! 8 Lions Are Infected With Coronavirus At The Same Time Of Hyderabad Zoo
Coronavirus infection is on the rise in the country. Although the level of daily infection in the last 2 days is slightly less, the overall picture is still very scary. And in it was seen that this time not-people also fell into the hands of Korono. Six lions have been infected with corona at the Hyderabad zoo. It is being investigated whether they have been infected by humans
According to an all-India media source, after examining the specimens of the lions at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, the zoo authorities were informed verbally on April 29 by Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). Although the curator and head of the zoo. Siddhananda Kukreti, however, denied the matter. He said the lions showed signs of corona but the written report of the RT-PCR test has not come yet. However, he did not say whether they were verbally informed.
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Corona infection in animals has not yet been seen in that way. However, such incidents have happened in a sporadic manner. Although there are not many instances of so many people being infected at the same time. Eight lions and tigers were attacked in New York in April last year. Excluding that, the incident in Hyderabad is almost unprecedented. However, in Hong Kong recently, there have been cases of coronavirus infection among dogs and cats.
According to zoo sources, on April 24, a number of lions suddenly showed signs of lack of appetite, runny nose or cough. All lions are in their teens. Out of the total 12 lions, 8 of them showed signs of corona and the staff immediately informed the authorities. Of those 8 lions, 4 are males and 4 are lions.
The situation is such that there is already a demand to close all the zoos in the country. Incidentally, the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata has been closed. The zoo in Hyderabad was also closed two days ago.