New Delhi, 11/1 (AO bureau) In worrying development amidst Coronavirus, The Delhi Animal Husbandry Department on Monday has confirmed that all the samples sent to a laboratory in Bhopal have tested positive for bird flu. After Maharastra, Delhi becomes the 9th State to be affected by the bird flu. The samples were sent to Bhopal’s National Institute of High-Security Animal Disease last week.
“Samples sent to Bhopal lab from Delhi test positive for bird flu,” the Department`s Director Rakesh Singh told news agency IANS.
The bird flu, which started in Kerela has affected 9 states so far. Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh are the states affected by the flu. The flu has killed numerous birds other than crows in these states.