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AFCD officers will cull a large number of hamsters to Little Boss in Causeway Bay to leave with red plastic bags

2022-01-18T16:18:36.748Z

A female employee of Little Boss, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, was diagnosed with the Delta variant of the virus earlier, and a customer was also infected today. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department announced that it will seize the Little Boss pet shop and the shop located in Tai Po Industrial



A female employee of Little Boss, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, was diagnosed with the Delta variant of the virus earlier, and a customer was also infected today.

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department announced that it will seize about 1,000 hamsters and smaller animals from the Little Boss pet store and the store's warehouse in Tai Po Industrial Estate for testing.


In the evening, the department and the CHP staff went to the Little Boss pet shop in Causeway Bay to seize multiple bags of items and disinfected the shop. After a few hours, they left with multiple bags of red plastic bags in hand.


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The Little Boss pet store in Causeway Bay involved has been closed. All the personnel who entered the store were wearing full protective clothing. They entered the store with multiple plastic bags in hand. When they left, they took away multiple red plastic bags with items. Enter the store for disinfection.

The officers stayed inside for several hours, and the gates fell off at one point during the period, making it difficult to see what was going on inside, and then they left with multiple large red plastic bags.

The Centre for Health Protection said today that in addition to a female shop assistant at Little Boss who was diagnosed with the Delta virus, a visiting female customer was found to have tested positive.

Her daughter bought a hamster at Little Boss on the 4th of this month, and the patient and her daughter went to the store to change the hamster cage after that.

Her husband also tested positive.

Authorities said all animals at Little Boss in Causeway Bay and warehouses in Tai Po will be tested and then killed.

In addition, all pet shops in Hong Kong that sell hamsters must be closed, and the hamsters sold must also be destroyed humanely. It is estimated that a total of 2,000 hamsters and small animals will be involved.

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Source: hk1

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