Infection with SARS-CoV-2,
Slovenia
Information received on 23/12/2020 from Dr Breda Hrovatin, Head, Animal Health and Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 25/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 01/12/2020
Report date 23/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2020
Date event resolved 01/12/2020
Reason for notification Emerging disease
Morbidity 1 %
Mortality 0 %
Zoonotic impact No
Causal agent SARS-CoV-2
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Celje, Celje
Date of start of the outbreak 25/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (01/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Ferret:Mustela furo(Mustelidae) 1 1 0 0 0
Affected population The affected animal is a ferret a pet animal. Ferret showed clinical signs (gastrointestinal tract) and was brought to a veterinary clinic. The ferret came from a COVID-19 positive household.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Ferret:Mustela furo(Mustelidae) 1 1 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Ferret:Mustela furo(Mustelidae) 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with COVID-19 positive people.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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
Veterinary faculty, Institute for Poultry, birds, small mammals and reptiles (Local laboratory) Ferret real-time PCR 01/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations