Samples Drew From 2 Crows Found Bird Flu Favorable; Dwarka Park Closed; EDMC Shuts Mayur Vihar Park
Samples drawn from 2 crows discovered dead just recently at a DDA park in Dwarka here have actually checked favorable for avian influenza, following which it has actually been closed for public, officials stated. The park is situated in Dwarka Sector 9. Sanjay Lake and Hastal Park are already closed considering that Saturday.
Besides, Mayur Vihar Ph-3 park has actually also been closed after numerous crows were found dead on its premises, East Delhi Mayor Nirmal Jain said on Monday. The DDA has been keeping an eye on the circumstance for the last couple of days and on Monday, authorities concluded that Delhi too has been struck by the bird flu.
” Samples drawn from two crows found dead recently at Park no 3 in Dwarka Sector 9, have actually tested positive for bird flu infection. The park has actually been closed,” a senior DDA official stated. Checking of eight samples drawn from birds discovered dead in numerous parks in the last few days were sent to a Bhopal-based laboratory which has actually confirmed bird flu in Delhi, federal government officials stated earlier in the day.
Death of 17 more ducks at Delhi’s Sanjay Lake was reported on Sunday, following which the closed leisure park has actually been declared an “alert zone” by authorities amid a bird flu scare in the city, authorities had said. Also, an overall of 91 crows have actually been found dead at 14 DDA parks in last few days, they stated.
The Delhi Advancement Authority owns about 800 parks, other huge parks being the Crowning Park in Burari, Japanese Park in Rohini and various biodiversity parks. The 14 parks where death of crows have actually been reported, consist of, Golden Jubilee Park, District Park, Vijay Mandal at Begumpur, and Central Nursery, Sector 5 at Dwarka, the authorities stated on Sunday. PTIKND AAR 01120015 NNNN.
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