Coronavirus infection found in cat for the first time in S. Korea « Khabarhub
Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

Coronavirus infection found in cat for the first time in S. Korea

27 January 2021  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

SEOUL: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in a cat for the first time in South Korea.

The infection was found in a pet cat at a settlement at local Gyeongsang Jinju.

This is the first case of the coronavirus infection found in an animal in South Korea. COVID-19 pandemic had spread in this settlement in recent days.

The infection was confirmed in the cat also in course of carrying out contact tracing at the place. Three members of the family keeping the pet cat also tested positive for coronavirus.

The South Korean government has urged one and all to be alert after the virus was found infecting an animal other than people.

Although the Korean government has been preparing for vaccination against COVID-19, it is yet to be administered.

The authorities here have made provisions like prohibiting gathering of more than four people at public places, maintaining social distance and implemented the ‘no mask-no ride’ rule. However, there is no let up in the spread of COVID-19 here. RSS

Publish Date : 27 January 2021 21:15 PM

Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the

Three held on gold smuggling charge

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested three people on the charge of

China sees decline in marriage rate as economic insecurity among youth intensifies 

Even as China is struggling hard to end increasing demographic

Govt recommends ambassadors for eight countries, Lokdarshan Regmi for India

KATHMANDU: The government has recommended ambassadors for eight countries. The

Former PM Bhattarai calls for constitutional amendment to reform governance

KATHMANDU: Former Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has emphasized the