Bill Keveney, USA TODAY Published 9:10 p.m. ET April 10, 2020 CLOSE Animal Planet will update the status of Nadia, the Bronx Zoo tiger Nadia that has COVID-19, during Saturday’s episode of ‘The Zoo.’ USA TODAY HandoutHow do you test a tiger for the coronavirus?The Bronx Zoo’s chief veterinarian explains the testing process for Nadia, the four-year-old Malayan tiger whose positive test for the coronavirus this week drew international attention, in a 10-minute update on Animal Planet’s “The Zoo” this Saturday (9 EDT/PDT).But first, the big news: Nadia and six other big cats showing symptoms of COVID-19 are on the mend, Dr. Paul Calle says.”Fortunately, Nadia and the other tigers and all the lions are showing daily progressive signs of improvement. And we expect full recoveries for all of them,” Calle says in a video that will be part of Saturday’s episode of the Animal Planet series, which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Bronx Zoo.Nadia was tested after her sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three African lions developed a dry cough. On Sunday, the Bronx Zoo and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced three labs had confirmed a positive COVID-19 test for Nadia, who had a cough and mild loss of appetite. In the upcoming episode, Calle explains the


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