Import of live birds banned in Delhi, Ghazipur poultry market to be closed for 10 days: Kejriwal
He stated Delhi is taking a number of actions to manage the spread of bird influenza as a precautionary step.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced a ban on import of live birds in the nationwide capital and closure of Ghazipur poultry market for the next 10 days in view of bird flu scare.
Keeping In Mind that there is no validated case of bird influenza in Delhi up until now, the chief minister said samples have been sent out to Jalandhar lab. He also said that a 24- hour helpline has actually been set up for assistance of people.
” In the last couple of days, there have been several cases of bird influenza across different parts of the country, which is a cause of concern. Cases of bird flu have been registered in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.
” No confirmed case of bird influenza has been registered in Delhi previously. We have collected around 104 samples previously, which have actually been sent to Jalandhar for testing and examination in a lab,” the chief minister said at a press conference.
He stated Delhi is taking numerous actions to control the spread of bird flu as a preventive procedure.
” Upon receiving the outcomes day after tomorrow, the Delhi federal government will take all decisions and steps based upon the outcomes. The import of live birds is being totally banned from today onwards. Second, the Ghazipur poultry market in Delhi will remain shut for the next 10 days,” Kejriwal added.
He stated the Delhi federal government is following all guidelines and directions released by the central federal government with concerns to bird flu.
” Quick response groups have been formed in every district to contain the spread and conduct appropriate monitoring, and they will operate under the district magistrates. Our veterinary officers are carrying out correct studies in all bird markets, wildlife establishments and water bodies throughout Delhi.
” The special focus of the teams are poultry market Ghazipur, Shakti Sthal Lake, Bhalswa Lake, Sanjay Lake, Delhi Zoo, DDA Parks, located at Hauz Khas village, Pashchim Vihar and Dwarka,” Kejriwal included.
The primary minister said that the news of birds dying is likewise originating from across Delhi, and the rapid reaction groups of those districts are carrying out sufficient examination of the circumstance.
” A 24 × 7 helpline– 23890318– has likewise been launched,” he included.
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