May 4 2021 Eight lions at the Nehru Zoo in Hyderabad, India, have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus, the first case of coronavirus in India.
Reported that the Nehru Zoo veterinarians earlier found that the park’s many Asian lions appear coughing and loss of appetite and other symptoms, the park then decided to all 12 lions nucleic acid testing. The Center for Cell and Molecular Biology, which is responsible for testing, has informed forestry authorities that eight lions have been confirmed infected, including four males and four females, the source said.
“It is true that several lions have developed symptoms of coronavirus, but we have not received any test reports, ” said the head of the Nehru Zoo. The Lions are in good shape. The zoo has been closed to the public since early May, the report said.