A novel coronavirus pneumonia confirmed dog was tested weakly by the Hongkong AFCD. At a press conference today (28), the Hong Kong food and health secretary, Chen Zhaoshi, stressed that at present, the AFCD does not have enough data to show how dogs are infected or ill, and there is no evidence that the virus will be transmitted to people. She called on pet owners to pay attention to personal hygiene.
Dogs found novel coronavirus pneumonia showed a weak positive reaction in Hongkong
Novel coronavirus pneumonia (PET) animal quarantine is strongly recommended by the Department, in order to ensure public and animal health, a spokesman for AFCD said. The animal novel coronavirus will be sent to the AFCD designated animal shelter for 14 days for quarantine and veterinary surveillance, and a new coronavirus test will be conducted according to the situation.