In the new York city zoo tiger contracted the coronavirus from a man

At the zoo in new York, the coronavirus has infected tiger, reported the Ministry of agriculture of the USA.

The zoo was closed to the public in mid-March, and 27 March tiger first noticed signs of the disease.

According to the Agency, samples from diseased tigresses were taken after several lions and tigers at the zoo appeared symptoms of respiratory disease.

The Ministry believes that the animals became ill after contact with an employee of the zoo who had the coronavirus.

“It is expected that all these tigers will recover,” – said in the message.

The Ministry still analyzing whether to test for coronavirus in all animals in this and other zoos.

Reuters reports that the first case of transmission of the virus from one wild animal was registered at the Bronx zoo. Sick four year old Malayan tiger named Nadia. The animal was tested after he had a dry cough.

The chief veterinarian told the news Agency that Nadia fell ill after contact with asymptomatic zookeeper. Who exactly infected the tigress, is still unknown.

The administration of the zoo said on Twitter that the testing of people and animals different.

“Testing for COVID-19, held our Malay tiger Nadia, were conducted in the laboratory of the veterinary school, this is not a test, as for people,” – said in a tweet.

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