SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19,
United States of America
Information received on 25/06/2020 from Dr Mark Davidson, Associate Administrator, USDA-APHIS, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, United States of America
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 7
Date of start of the event 27/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 04/04/2020
Report date 25/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 25/06/2020
Reason for notification Emerging disease
Morbidity 2 (scale 0 to 5)
Mortality 0 (scale 0 to 5)
Zoonotic impact Zoonotic potential currently unknown
Causal agent SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19
Related reports Immediate notification (06/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (29/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (02/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (25/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (02/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (09/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (23/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (30/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (05/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (13/08/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Suspected human transmission
Epidemiological comments 25 Jun 2020 Update--Virus neutralizing antibody was detected in follow-up samples from the domestic cat located in Cook County, Illinois. Virus neutralizing antibodies in the absence of other positive test results have been detected in the following animals (listed by household): 1. Dog (NY)* 2. Dog (NY)* 3. Dog (NY)* As of 25 Jun 2020, total number of dogs with detections of virus neutralizing antibody only: 3 *Animal had exposure to a probable or confirmed human with COVID-19  
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Veterinary Services Laboratories (National laboratory) Cats virus neutralisation test (VNT) 17/06/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.