More animals at Dehiwala Zoo contract coronavirus

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.

(Ada derana)

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