Kelantan Health Department denies ape in Gua Musang positive COVID-19

KOTA BHARU, Aug 4  — The Kelantan Health Department has denied an allegation that an ape in Gua Musang was tested positive for COVID-19.


Its director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said the department did not conduct COVID-19 screening tests on animals.


“It is unreasonable; we do not do a swab test on apes,” he said briefly when contacted today.



He said this when asked to comment on a viral post on Facebook which displayed a picture of an ape wearing a pink bracelet, allegedly for being COVID-19 positive.



Source: BERNAMA News Agency