All the population of mink on one of the farms of the Danish region of North Jutland is to be destroyed due to the outbreak of coronavirus. This June 17 announced the Administration for veterinary medicine and food of Denmark.
A suspected animal disease emerged at the weekend when coronavirus infection was diagnosed in a person associated with the farm. 34 Minks tests revealed a coronavirus. Access to the enterprise was limited.
The decision to murder all the holes made after consultation with the authorities of the Netherlands, where since June 6, had to kill all livestock on 10 farms.
According to the Agency Reuters, in Denmark destroyed over 11 thousand animals.
Association of manufacturers of mink Denmark said on its website that, in all probability, the employee or owner brought coronavirus to the farm.
On the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 on mink farms in the Netherlands it became known in April. In may confirmed contamination from the burrows of an employee of one of the farms. Before this incident , the world health organization claimed that the coronavirus is not transmitted from animals to humans.