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
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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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