WHO says there is no evidence that companion animals or pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. Photo: AP
WHO says there is no evidence that companion animals or pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: dog of Hong Kong Covid-19 patient tests ‘weak positive’

  • More tests will be conducted to see if the dog had really been infected with the virus or if it was just environmental contamination of its mouth and nose
  • The World Health Organisation says there is no evidence that companion animals or pets can be infected with the coronavirus

WHO says there is no evidence that companion animals or pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. Photo: AP
WHO says there is no evidence that companion animals or pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. Photo: AP
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