In the Netherlands, three cats and one dog for the first time in the country identified COVID-19. This was stated by the Minister of agriculture of the Netherlands Carola Schouten, informs television channel RTL.
Infected cats was discovered while checking the local mink farm, where last month there was a disease outbreak. Three cats in the blood were identified with appropriate antibodies.
Dog with COVID-19 was an American bulldog, whose 19-year-old host was also infected with coronavirus infection. In late April, the animal had trouble breathing and they put him down.
Chatwin the Minister stressed that in all cases the Pets were infected by their owner. She also advised the owners of animals with symptoms to stay away from Pets.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Worldwide coronavirus has infected 4 542 910 people, victims COVID-19 of 307 696 people (+5 thousand per day), recovered 1 637 073 people.