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Spain Decided To Kill Almost 100 Thousand Minks Due To Infection With Coronavirus

Spain Decided To Kill Almost 100 Thousand Minks Due To Infection With Coronavirus

The government of the Spanish Autonomous community of Aragon decided to kill about 100 thousand Minks due to infection with a new coronavirus, according to Joaquin Olona, an agricultural adviser to the regional Cabinet.

"After receiving reliable results of coronavirus tests, the government of Aragon has established as a preventive measure to kill 92.7 thousand Minks," he said.

The farm is located in the small locality of La Puebla de Valverde. By July 13, almost 87% of the animals were infected. In May, seven of the 14 farm workers were found to have a coronavirus.

Since the beginning of the spread of the coronavirus in the Kingdom, about 257.5 thousand cases of infection were detected, 28 413 patients died. In mid-March, the country was put on high alert. This measure made it possible to restrict the movement of the population. The regime ended on June 21.