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Bird flu confirmed in Delhi, Maharashtra after samples of dead crows, ducks test positive

Bird flu confirmed in Delhi, Maharashtra after samples of dead crows, ducks test positive
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Bird flu confirmed in Delhi and Maharashtra

The Animal Husbandry Department of Delhi authorities on Monday confirmed instances of chook flu in the nationwide capital. “Eight samples from dead crows and ducks were sent for testing. All the samples tested positive for avian flu,” stated the Animal Husbandry Department. As many as 91 crows and 27 ducks have been discovered dead throughout 15 Delhi Development Authority (DDA) parks in Delhi on Sunday. According to an official launch, Green Area Sanjay Lake at Trilokpuri Phase-I, II and III was declared as ‘Alert Zone’.

Meanwhile, a complete of 24 crows have been additionally reported dead on the District Park and Plantation at Sarita Vihar. Four crows have been additionally reported dead on the central nursery situated in Sector 5, Dwarka. All the dead crows have been buried deep into the bottom, and requisite preventive measures are being taken as per the advisory of the Animal Husbandry Department.

As many as 16 crows have been additionally dead in Hastsal Park. As a precautionary measure park is closed until additional orders. 

Earlier in the present day, Maharashtra too had confirmed the presence of avian flu with test outcomes displaying that 800 chickens died of the flu at Murumba village in Parbhani district.

Bird flu has been confirmed because the trigger of dying of round 900 hens in the previous couple of days at a poultry farm in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district, a senior official stated on Monday. The district administration has now determined to cull practically 8,000 birds in Murumba village the place these hens died, Collector Deepak Muglikar stated.

Earlier, Muglikar on Saturday stated round 900 hens had died at a poultry farm, run by a Self-Help Group (SHG), in the village and their samples have been despatched for testing.

“The cause of death has been confirmed as bird flu. Hence, we have decided to cull all the birds in a one-km radius of the place where these deaths took place,” the collector stated.

“We have created a prohibitory zone in 10 km radius of the area where the birds died. No birds will be transported from there to any other place. Our medical team is stationed there and it is examining all people of the village,” he stated. 

There is not any should be panic and the district administration is taking all precautions. 

The chook flu outbreak has already been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

The central authorities on Sunday stated it has directed zoo managements to submit each day studies to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) until their space is asserted free from the illness.

The CZA, underneath the setting ministry, issued an workplace memorandum saying avian influenza is a scheduled illness underneath the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009, and reporting such a illness is compulsory for taking acceptable preventive measures towards its unfold. 

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