Solely samples of geese from Sanjay Lake examined constructive for chicken flu in Delhi: Manish Sisodia

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

Samples of geese from Sanjay Lake space are the one ones in Delhi which have examined constructive for chicken flu to date, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated on Monday, asking individuals to not panic as there isn’t any trigger for concern.

Delhi on Monday confirmed chicken flu instances after eight samples despatched to a Bhopal-based laboratory examined constructive for avian influenza.

All eight samples — 4 from a park in Mayur Vihar Part three, three from Sanjay Lake and one from Dwarka — have been discovered constructive for avian influenza, Dr Rakesh Singh from the animal husbandry unit of the Growth Division stated.

“Solely samples of duck from Sanjay Lake have examined constructive for chicken flu. There isn’t any trigger for concern. Stories of different samples are awaited,” Sisodia stated at a press briefing.

The Delhi authorities has additionally determined to ban sale of processed and packaged hen introduced from outdoors the town as a precautionary measure, he stated.

“The Delhi authorities is making all efforts to test the unfold of chicken flu and monitoring the state of affairs. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is continually in contact with officers. There isn’t any have to panic as chicken flu doesn’t unfold from one individual to a different,” he stated.

He stated Sanjay Lake space was sanitised after the samples of geese from there examined constructive for chicken flu. The federal government has additionally closed down Ghazipur poultry market and banned entry of livestock from outdoors Delhi, he stated. 

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