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Chook Flu: Crimson Fort shut for public till 26 January after sample of dumb crow checks clear

Recent Delhi: A sample of a dumb crow from Crimson Fort has tested clear for chook flu and orders had been issued to restrict the entry of public into the monument, officers mentioned on Tuesday.

Around 15 crows had been came upon dumb within the premises of Crimson Fort a few days within the past. A sample from a dumb chook modified into despatched to a Jalandhar-essentially essentially essentially based laboratory for attempting out, Rakesh Singh, the director of the Delhi executive’s animal husbandry division mentioned.

The entry of public into monument has been restricted till 26 January as a precautionary measure, he mentioned.

On Saturday, samples from a dumb owl within the Delhi zoo had tested clear for avian influenza.

Final week, the Delhi executive had banned the sale of processed and packaged rooster introduced from out of doorways the metropolis and ordered the closure of the Ghazipur poultry market in east Delhi for 10 days after samples taken from crows and geese at parks and lakes within the nationwide capital tested clear for avian influenza.

Municipal corporations of the metropolis had additionally imposed a quick ban on sale and storage of poultry or processed rooster meat in glimpse of the chook flu bother.

Nonetheless, the ban modified into lifted on Thursday as a minimal the 100 samples taken from Ghazipur, Asia’s greatest poultry market, tested detrimental.

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