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Hippopotamuses in Belgian zoo test positive for coronavirus

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Two hippopotamuses in a zoo in Belgium have contracted COVID and have been taken into quarantine, the media reported. According to officials at Antwerp zoo, Imani, aged 14, and Hermien, 41, caught the virus, BBC reported. The animals are doing well, apart from having runny noses, the officials said. Meanwhile, restrictions have been tightened at the zoo until the animals test negative.