Another doggo has tested positive for the human coronavirus. This time, it is in Louisiana. This is the first doggo to be recorded with such case in the state.
– In Louisiana, they confirmed their first ever case of doggo with coronavirus.
– They did not offer details as to how the dog contracted it.
– They reiterated however that…
The announcement was made by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. The department did not make any statement on how the doggo might have contracted the virus. They noted, however, that the virus can really be spread “to animals during close contact” but reiterated that there is little risk that doggos could spread the virus to humans.
Commissioner Mike Strain added, “It is important for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to avoid contact with pets and other animals to protect them from possible infection. At this time, routine testing of animals is not recommended.”
Recently, the first ever doggo to test positive of the human coronavirus in the United States passed away. It remains unclear if he died due to the disease or because of lymphoma.
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