The dog breed Pomeranian was taken by representatives of the Ministry of agriculture
The Hong Kong authorities confirmed that a dog infected with coronavirus resident of district taihan Yvonne Chow Hau Yee is also infected. The test showed “weak”, but a positive result, and this is the first such recorded case. However, a dog has no characteristic symptoms, reports Bloomberg.
The dog breed Pomeranian was taken by representatives of the local Ministry of agriculture, fisheries and conservation and placed in a special quarantine near the port of Hong Kong. She’ll be there for at least two weeks if repeated tests show that the dog is healthy, the website Dimsum Daily.
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Specialists it is not clear whether Pets can spread the coronavirus. The dog will be examined and re-tests. Chinese authorities recommend that people thoroughly wash and disinfect hands after contact with animals.
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Coronavirus is a disease that is transmitted from person to person. Its symptoms are fever, fatigue and cough. Most of the infections occurred in China, the first in the city of Wuhan. Cases of infection have also been recorded in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, USA, Germany, Australia and other countries.
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