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Animals also get coronavirus, two pet cats in New York infected with COVID-19

Animals also get coronavirus, two pet cats in New York infected with COVID-19

Animals also get coronavirus, two pet cats in New York infected with COVID-19

In New York, two pet cats have been found infected with the corona virus, the first reported case of pet infection in the US. The US Department of Agriculture and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that cats experienced mild breathing problems. People in the house they are in or from the neighborhood are feared to be infected.

A statement issued by the CDC said that the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) have today first confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in two domesticated cats.

It further states that at present, regular testing of animals is not recommended. There are apprehensions that other animals in the United States may also be infected with the Corona virus. The USDA will investigate this. Let it be said that this is the first case in the US of two pets being infected with Corona virus. Earlier there were reports of novel corona virus in animals from some countries around the world, most of which were in close contact with the infected person.

‘People are not to afraid of pets’

CDC officer Casey Borton Behrawesh said, “We want people not to panic.” People are not afraid of pets or do not rush to check them. ”He said,“ There is no evidence that pets are spreading disease to people. ”In the past 24 hours in America, the corona virus has 1,738 people have died. However, this is less than the number of people killed the day before. The CDC said the cats live in two different areas of New York State. Both had respiratory disease and were expected to recover completely. Corona virus infection has not been confirmed in anyone in their home.

 

America’s New York is most affected by the corona virus. As of Wednesday afternoon, the number of infected people in New York was 2 lakh 58 thousand 589, of which more than 1 lakh 41 thousand 235 cases were reported in New York City alone. While the death toll is 15 thousand 302 in the state.

The corona virus was introduced from Wuhan city of China in late December last year. According to data from John Hopkins University, the virus has infected more than 26 lakh people worldwide and more than 1 lakh 82 thousand people have died.

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