The reason for After thousands of mink were killed, Denmark still wants to discuss the possibility of exhuming the mink’s body?
On November 27th local time, the Danish Serum Research Institute reported that 1,323 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Denmark on the 27th, with a total of 76,718 confirmed cases, 5 new deaths and 816 deaths.
At present, 254 cases are hospitalized, 46 in intensive care units and 29 cases requiring ventilators. The cumulative number of tests nationwide is 7211,461. Denmark has a population of 5.806 million, and the cumulative number of tests has exceeded the national population.
Earlier this month, the Danish government announced that nearly 400 human COVID-19 infections had been found to be related to diseased mink in farms, and decided to kill more than 17 million mink in nearly 1,200 farms across the country. At the same time, the government also intends to ban the national mink farming until December 31 next year.
Danish Radio and Television (DR) reported that the newly appointed Minister of Food Rasmus Prehn was preparing to excavate buried dead minks. Because of fear that dead mink will release phosphorus and nitrogen during decay, thus polluting drinking water. Parliament will hold next Monday to discuss the possibility of digging up mink.