Jameelanews. ng reports that two lions just tested positive for covid-19. There has been an upsurge in the number of Coronavirus cases in India and two lions at a safari park have been tested positive for the virus.
The coronavirus pandemic has been on the rise in India. Last Wednesday, the country recorded its highest single-day death toll, up to 3,780 deaths as a result of Covid-19.
According to officials of the Safari Park in the Pradesh, India, both the lions were discovered to have high temperature and so their samples had to be sent in for testing. This was were they were found out to be positive.
According to the officials of the park, both infected lions were in stable condition. They have been kept in self-isolation with their health being monitored regularly.
This is not the first time that lions have tested positive for covid-19. Earlier in the week, about eight lions had tested positive for the virus in Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, India.
There is no factual evidence that animals can transmit the virus to humans any further; however caution must come into play.