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Ragunan Zoo has been closed since June as Covid-19 cases soar nationwide."We traced all the nurses and zookeepers (in contact with the tigers) and at the time they were sick, nobody was infected with Covid-19," Marsitawati said."So we are still trying to find the source."
Indonesia has been struggling to control its deadliest Covid-19 outbreak since the pandemic began as the highly infectious Delta variant tears across the archipelago.The country has reported more than 3.4 million cases and 94,119 virus deaths, but the official tally is widely believed to be a severe undercount, due to low testing and tracing rates. headtopics.comRead more: Yahoo Singapore »
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