December 10 According to a report by the European Union News Agency on the 10th, 11 mink farms in Castoria and Grevena in the Western Macedonia region of Greece have reported the novel coronavirus epidemic.
The authorities remain highly vigilant about this situation and continue to monitor and test more than 90 farms in the region. Try. Medical experts said that no strain variation was found for the time being.
Many of the sabled by COVID-19 in Greece are reported to have no symptoms. Health departments tested farm staff for the virus, and some of the results were also positive.
Fur production is an important industry in northern Greece. Official estimates indicate that the number of mink in Greece may be hundreds of thousands.
Previously, 2,500 mink were killed in mid-November after contracting the novel coronavirus at a farm in Kozani, northern Greece.
The Greek Ministry of Agriculture stated that only mink infected with the novel coronavirus will be euthanized, and this measure will not be implemented on all minks.