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Bird Flu: Crows Found Dead In Delhi, Kanpur Zoo To Kill All Birds As 7 States Confirm Cases

Jan 10, 2021 08:54 PM IST India India

Over 1,200 birds were found dead across the country on Saturday, including 900 in a poultry farm in Maharashtra, with the Centre saying that the outbreak of avian influenza has been reported in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total number of affected states to seven.
Besides Uttar Pradesh, the other six states where bird flu is confirmed are Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat.
Meanwhile, the Kanpur zoo has been shut down till further notice and the district administration is on high alert after after the bird flu was confirmed in wild chickens found dead in the zoo four days ago.The zoo has been ordered to kill the birds present in all the enclosures till Sunday evening.