PRAGUE (Reuters) – A gorilla and two lions have examined optimistic for COVID-19 on the Prague Zoo, which is closed amid lockdown restrictions within the nation.
“Lions Jamvan and Suchi and male gorilla Richard examined optimistic in the present day. Their signs have been gentle up to now. The lions have a chilly and cough. Richard is drained and misplaced his urge for food,” Director Miroslav Bobek stated on his Fb account.
The animals have been largely possible contaminated by employees and different animals shall be examined, Bobek stated. Prague Zoo was in contact with different zoos which have seen COVID-19 circumstances.
In January, a troop of gorillas on the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park suffered from an outbreak of COVID-19 that sickened a number of of the group’s eight members.
The Czech Republic has confronted a renewed surge in COVID-19 circumstances that has pushed its an infection price among the many highest on the planet on a per capita foundation. (Graphic: tmsnrt.rs/34pvUyi)
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