Officials: 4 tigers, 3 lions at Bronx Zoo test positive for COVID-19

Officials have announced four more tigers and three lions have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bronx Zoo, weeks after a tiger at the zoo tested positive.

News 12 Staff

Apr 23, 2020, 11:03 AM

Updated 1,455 days ago

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Officials have announced four more tigers and three lions have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bronx Zoo, weeks after a tiger at the zoo tested positive.
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According to officials, they noticed the animals were showing similar symptoms as Nadia, the 4-year-old female Malayan tiger.
Officials say all eight cats are doing well, behaving normally, and eating well. Their coughs have also greatly reduced.
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It’s still believed the animals were infected by a staff member, who was either asymptomatically infected or had contact with the animals before developing symptoms.
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