Four more animals at the Dehiwala Zoological Garden have contracted the COVID-19 virus, according to State Minister Wimalaweera Dissanayake.
Reportedly, two orangutans and two chimpanzees have contracted the virus.
However, further investigations are carried out on the matter, the State Minister said.
Recently, a lion and a lioness at the Dehiwala Zoo also contracted the virus. However, both predators have recovered from the disease.