Spain: mink infected with Covid-19 at Galicia farm

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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.

La Voz de Galicia report


Spain: Four new coronavirus outbreaks at mink farms in Galician province of A Coruña.

** This post was originally published on August 17, 2021 **