Tiger Attacks Man in Hangzhou? Real Video but Fake News!

Source: HangzhouTube, China Daily, Global Times

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On April 4, a video suddenly went viral on the Internet, showing that a tiger attacked a man to death in Hangzhou Wildlife World.

On April 5, the Hangzhou World Wildlife officially responded saying that it was a real video that happened in another city years ago, and no such incident happened in Hangzhou. The park has reported the incident to the police, who are currently looking into it. The park also appeals to the public not to believe or spread rumors

Zhejiang saw one new imported case

Sunday Zhejiang saw one new imported COVID-19 case from Spain. As of 24:00 on April 5, a total of 46 imported cases were reported in Zhejiang and 14 of them were discharged. 

In addition, four new asymptomatic infections were reported on Sunday, including one from Ukraine, two from Afghanistan and one from Russia.

Chinese mainland reports 38 new imported COVID-19 cases

The Chinese mainland reported 38 new imported COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 951, the National Health Commission said Monday.

Of the total imported cases, 258 had been discharged from the hospital and 693 were being treated in hospital with 22 in severe condition. No death had been reported from the imported cases.

Per the commission, 88 people, all from outside of the Chinese mainland, were still suspected of being infected with the virus.

114 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals

A total of 114 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospitals Sunday on the Chinese mainland, per the National Health Commission.

Altogether 77,078 patients had been discharged from hospitals after recovery by the end of Sunday, the commission said in its daily report Monday.

As of Sunday, a total of 81,708 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 had been reported on the mainland, and 3,331 people had died of the disease.

 Tiger at New York zoo tests positive for COVID-19

A tiger at New York City's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the zoo said on Sunday.

Nadia, a four-year-old female Malayan tiger, had developed a dry cough before getting tested. Nadia's sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three African lions are also being monitored for similar symptoms, said the zoo in a news release.

The zoo tested Nadia for COVID-19 "out of an abundance of caution" and the positive result was confirmed by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the release said.

The animals were infected by an coronavirus-infected zoo employee who exhibited no symptom while caring for them.

Flight carrying medical donation arrives in Portugal from China

A charter flight carrying the medical supplies donated by Portuguese electric utilities company EDP and its main shareholder China Three Gorges (CTG) arrived in Lisbon on Sunday.

The EDP said on its website that the medical supplies, including 50 ventilators, 200 monitors and other medical support material, worth 4 million euros, were acquired by EDP and CTG and handed over to the Portuguese Embassy in China.

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