COVID 19 in American minks,
Information received on 06/01/2021 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 16/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 20/11/2020
Report date 06/01/2021
Date submitted to OIE 06/01/2021
Date event resolved 24/11/2020
Reason for notification Emerging disease
Morbidity 1 (scale 0 to 5)
Mortality 0 (scale 0 to 5)
Zoonotic impact No
Causal agent SARS-CoV-2
Related reports Immediate notification (23/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/01/2021)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Surveillance of the other three American mink farms identified on the French territory is on-going. First results coming from these other breeder farms are negative.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.