The Spanish Ministry of Rural has notified this Friday to the Affairs Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA) the existence of a coronavirus outbreak in an American mink farm located in the Coruña municipality of Abegondo .
In this farm, which has 8,760 minks , three positive samples have been detected. With this, there are already eleven outbreaks of covid-19 detected so far in American mink farms in Galicia, where there are 25 farms of this type and a total census of 71,479 animals.
The farm was immobilized “immediately” and the surveillance and control by the veterinary services will continue.
Nuevo foco de #COVID19 en una granja de #visones en Abegondo. Ya son 13 brotes registrados en España. ¿Cuántos más hacen falta para cerrar estás peligrosas instalaciones? @mapagob @mitecogob @sanidadgob @Xunta https://t.co/LImZcw88Fr
— Laura Moreno Ruiz (@LMorenoWWF) August 13, 2021