Avian Flu: Delhi and Maharashtra too caught in bird flu, alert issued in other states

New Delhi: Seven Indian states have already confirmed the outbreak of bird flu. Now two more states have been added to Delhi and Maharashtra. In this way, avian flu has now spread to 9 states of the country. After Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, bird flu has now caught in Delhi and Maharashtra. The central government has taken precautionary measures to identify and isolate any cases of avian influenza.

Let me tell you that 8 of the samples taken in Delhi have been confirmed. The Animal Husbandry Department of Delhi has confirmed the bird flu in Delhi after testing eight samples of dead ravens and ducks. All samples tested positive for avian flu. At the same time, it has been confirmed today in Mumbai too. In view of this, now all states have increased vigilance. In view of the increasing outbreak of bird flu in the country, the central government has come into action.

The Central Zoo Authority (CZA), an official of the Union Ministry of Environment, also issued an office memorandum stating that reporting of the outbreak of the disease is mandatory. Samples collected from Delhi and Maharashtra have also provoked administration after being found positive. Meanwhile, the good news is coming. The animal husbandry department and dairy of the state government said in a statement that samples of dead birds collected from Balod in Chhattisgarh have tested negative for avian influenza virus.

Capital in the grip of bird flu
According to the Animal Husbandry Department of Delhi, 8 samples have been found positive so far in bird deaths due to bird flu in Delhi. There are 3 positive reports of birds in Delhi, Mayur Vihar Phase 3, Dwarka Sector 9, Sanjay Lake. Samples from these three places were sent to Bhopal. However, the Jalandhar report has not come up yet. Sanjay Lake has been declared an alert zone. So far 27 ducks have died there. All three parks are under the supervision of DDA.

Bird flu also spread in Maharashtra
Avian flu has also been confirmed in Maharashtra. Along with Maharashtra, 9 states of the country are currently under the grip of bird flu. Around 800 chickens were killed at the poultry farm located in Murumba village in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra, after which samples were sent for examination. It was revealed that the death of chickens was due to bird flu. The district administration has been alerted as soon as the report is revealed.

On the other hand, after confirmation of avian influenza (bird flu) infection in two poultry forms of Panchkula district of Haryana, the state government has deployed 9 quick response teams and prevention operations are continuing at both the centers. Avian influenza has been confirmed in samples of crow and wild birds in the Surat district of Gujarat and Sirohi district of Rajasthan.