COVID-19 US: After humans, a tigress at New York's Bronx Zoo has infected with Coronavirus

COVID-19 US: After humans, a tigress at New York’s Bronx Zoo has infected with Coronavirus


COVID-19 US: A tigress has been found infected with the coronavirus at the Bronx Zoo in New York, US. The four-year-old tigress named Nadia had a mild cold, after which she was tested for coronavirus. The zoo authority issued a statement that the tigress’s sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three lions of Africa are being monitored due to similar symptoms.


The zoo authority said that the coronavirus has come into this tigress from the staff working here. He said, “We do not know how this virus thrived inside the animal but we are keeping an eye on the situation.” The Bronx Zoo has been closed to the public since March 16. Meanwhile, the zoo authority said that the test done on this tigress is not like the test that is done on humans.

Talking of coronavirus cases in India, the cases of coronavirus infection in the country have doubled in four days from the people of Tablighi Jamaat who have come out of Nizamuddin Markaz located in Delhi. Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health said this on Sunday. He said that the number of patients doubled in the country within 4.1 days whereas in normal conditions it would have happened in 7.4 days.

Nearly 70 thousand deaths worldwide

Coronavirus has killed about 70 thousand people worldwide. According to the latest data, so far 69,419 people have died due to the virus worldwide. It has the highest number of deaths at 15887 in Italy, 12641 in Spain. At the same time, the situation in China, which is a stronghold of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), is now starting to get much better than before.

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