Samples of lion owls from Delhi zoo test negative for COVID 19
| Sunday | 9th May, 2021
New Delhi May 9The samples of a lion and two owls from Delhi zoo have tested negative for COVID-19 informed officials on Saturday.
"Six samples of a lion and two owls tested negative for COVID-19 as per the report received from IVRI Bareilly" said National Zoological Park officials.
Director National Zoological Park Ramesh Pandey had said that he has been getting messages about COVID-19 (SARS COV-2) in animals of various Zoos and action regarding the matter being taken in the National Zoological Park.
Pandey had informed that the drills of sanitisation never stopped in National Zoological Park after the COVID-19 outbreak.
Besides this eight Asiatic lions housed in the Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) Hyderabad have tested positive for SARS-CoV2 virus.
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