Delhi on Monday confirmed chook flu after samples of eight lifeless crows and geese examined constructive for avian flu. The event was confirmed by the Animal Husbandry Division in Delhi. Import of reside birds and the largest wholesale poultry market in Ghazipur has been quickly shut down in Delhi. Earlier, 17 geese had been discovered lifeless on the Sanjay Lake, prompting authorities to declare it an “alert zone”. In addition to, 91 crows have been discovered lifeless in 14 DDA parks in the previous couple of days, officers mentioned.
Earlier right this moment, Maharashtra too had confirmed the presence of avian flu with take a look at outcomes displaying that 800 chickens died of the flu at Murumba village in Parbhani district.
“Three days in the past, 800 chickens in Murumba village died as a consequence of chook flu. District administration had despatched blood samples of lifeless chickens to Nationwide Laboratory. Experiences verify that the chickens died of chook flu,” Deepak Mughlikar, District Collector, Parbhani advised information company ANI on Monday.
As many as 11 crows had been discovered lifeless in Mumbai’s Chembur space on Sunday, mentioned police. The samples of lifeless crows had been despatched for examination. In the meantime, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying on Sunday mentioned that the central groups fashioned for monitoring the unfold of chook flu are visiting the affected websites in seven states throughout the nation.
Up to now, the illness has been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh.
In the meantime, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture has summoned senior officers of the Ministry of Animal Husbandry to look at the provision of animal vaccines within the nation; the assembly will happen at three pm.