November 13, the Greek Ministry of Agriculture released a statement saying that the
coronavirus had been detected in mink on two farms in northern Greece, but no mutation in the strain had been found.
After discovering the new coronavirus mutation that can be transmitted to humans on a Danish mink farm
Greek Ministry of Agriculture has also tested mink farms in the country.
As a result, the new Corona virus was found in mink on the two northern farms, but the detected virus strain was different from the one in Denmark.
In addition, a farmer has also tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Currently,
Greek Ministry of Health is testing all workers on the mink farm for the novel coronavirus.
Officials from the Greek Ministry of Agriculture stated that 2,500 minks on a farm in Kozani, northern Greece, would be killed.
The Kozani and Kastoria regions in northern Greece are important regions for fur production.
According to official estimates, there are hundreds of thousands of mink cultivated throughout Greece.