The country is massively frightened by bird flu. Meanwhile, bird flu has been found in samples from Kotdwar and Dehradun in Uttarakhand. The concerned departments have been instructed to be alerted. Uttarakhand Animal Husbandry Secretary has given this information.
The outbreak of the disease has also been confirmed in Maharashtra on Monday. Around 800 chickens were killed at the poultry farm located in Murumba village in Parbhani district of Maharashtra, after which samples were sent for examination. It was revealed that the death of chickens was due to bird flu. Administration has been alerted as soon as the report comes.
Here, Delhi is already in the week zone due to both neighboring states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana suffering from avian influenza. There has been an increase in the number of crows dying at various places in Delhi for several consecutive days.
Samples from Kotdwar and Dehradun have tested positive for #BirdFlu. Concerning departments directed to be on high alert: Uttarakhand Animal Husbandry Secretary
– ANI (@ANI) January 12, 2021
In such a situation, the Delhi government has also stepped up preparations in view of the risk of bird flu. Chief Minister Kejriwal informed that Ghazipur poultry form has been closed for 10 days. While the import of live birds is currently banned. Surveillance teams have been formed for monitoring in every district of Delhi. Veterinarians are constantly conducting surveys. Sanjay Lake, Bhalaswa Lake and Poultry Market are being monitored. Please tell that helpline number 23890318 has also been issued to give information about dead birds. Please tell that Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat are already in the grip of bird flu.
There has been a stir in Pong area of Himachal Pradesh after the confirmation of bird flu. Migratory birds come here every year. 3500 migratory birds have been killed here after the bird flu was confirmed. Apart from this, 11 districts of Rajasthan are vulnerable to bird flu. These include Sawai Madhopur, Pali, Dausa and Jaisalmer. H5 strain of bird flu has been found in dead crows in Sawai Madhopur.