According to Reuters, a group of monkeys made away blood samples of COVID-19 patients in India. This took place in a government owned medical college in the city of Meerut.
Officials say they had to take blood samples of the COVID-19 patients after the ‘Monkey Raid’
This story has been reported in multiple news and information sites.
Currently, there is no findings on the susceptibility of monkeys to the virus. There is no known infection yet. However this does not underscore the fact that the virus originated from animals.
Traces of blood has not been left by the monkeys indicating the samples might not have been spilled
Numerous monkey populations have had their habitats destroyed.It is not very strange that monkeys will act this manner