Three females named Zala, Nima and Run Run and one male lion named Kiumbe, have been examined after displaying signs of the virus.
The lions have been mentioned to be experiencing gentle flu-like signs reminiscent of sneezing and minor coughing. In response to El Pais they’re being handled with anti-inflammatories.
Barcelona Zoo mentioned two workers members have been additionally examined for Covid-19.
An investigation is being carried out to find out how the lions have been contaminated.
“The lions got veterinary care for his or her gentle medical situation – much like a really gentle flu situation – and [they] responded nicely,” a press release from Barcelona Zoo mentioned.
It comes after a number of huge cats examined optimistic for Covid-19 on the Bronx Zoo in New York.
Vets confirmed Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger, had contracted the illness in what’s believed to be the primary recognized an infection in an animal within the US or a tiger anyplace.
It’s believed a zoo worker who was not but exhibiting signs had contaminated the animals.
The RSPCA mentioned individuals must be taking additional hygiene measures, particularly round cats.