Written by: Hu Jiaxin
2020-02-28 17:47Last updated: 2020-02-28 17:51
The outbreak of new coronary disease continues. The AFCD announced yesterday that a dog living in a home diagnosed in Tai Hang had a weak positive response to the virus test. The data are in good agreement with Zhou Qiaoer, the diagnosed horse owner who lives in the Swiss Garden in Tai Hang.
Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Centre for Health Protection, said today that the dog is asymptomatic and has not been able to determine whether it is infected with the virus or environmental pollution. She went on to point out that the dog was very old and rarely went out. The close contacts were family members, whose family members had been sent to quarantine for isolation. She pointed out that it is still unclear whether dogs and humans will be infected with each other, but she is "inspecting" all pets in confirmed cases and strongly recommends that they be sent to AFCD for quarantine.
Zhang Zhujun pointed out that the cats from the 18th confirmed case had been sent to the Department for quarantine earlier. It had a negative response to the virus test and was sent home. In addition, the Department contacted the 77th confirmed case this morning and will The dogs were sent to the AFCD for quarantine, but there is no statistics on how many pets are quarantine. She also suggested that people should wear masks when walking dogs.
According to the information of the confirmed patients, only the 85th case, that is, the horse owner Zhou Qiao'er of the "Fu Wanjia" horse lived in the Swiss Garden in Tai Hang.
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▼ The incubation period of Zhou Qiaoer, the confirmed owner of Swiss Garden, in Swiss Garden ▼
The confirmed owner Zhou Qiaoer has traveled since February 11.
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