DH Latest NewsDH NEWSLatest NewsNEWS

Covid-19: Pangolin saved from coronavirus positive man, tested for infection

Bhubaneshwar: A pangolin, which was recently rescued from aCOVID-19 positive man n Bangriposi area in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, conducted a coronavirus test.

According to the reports, the pangolin was in the custody of a man who had tested positive for COVID-19. Vanoomitra Acharya, Animal Rescue secretary, told the strange animal was rescued from the man, and before releasing it in the forest, a COVID-19 test was performed on it. If the test report comes in positive, the scaly anteater will be placed in isolation, Acharya added.

“We recovered a pangolin from Bangriposi area. The accused, who was in possession of it, was #COVID19 positive. Today, the pangolin was tested. If found to be positive, it’ll be kept in isolation. Otherwise, it’ll be released into the forest,” Vanoomitra Acharya told news agency ANI.


Post Your Comments

Back to top button