New Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): Addressing a virtual press conference, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday has banned the import of live birds in the national capital as well as Ghazipur’s poultry market to stay shut for ten days.
According to Kejriwal, “After incidents of deaths of birds were reported in Delhi, 104 samples have been taken and sent to a lab in Jalandhar to assess the presence of bird flu. The results of the reports will be released by the day after tomorrow and action will be taken based on those results. However, so far any case of bird flu has not been reported in Delhi.”
He further stated that a surveillance team has been formed in each district under District Magistrates and veterinary doctors are on the queue.
Meanwhile, at least 24 crows have been found dead at the park in South Delhi’s Jasola area in the past three days which panicked the people most.