A mink ranch situated in the Coruna region of A Bana, in A Coruna, has enrolled a focal point of energy of SARS-CoV-2, a case that the Xunta revealed this Thursday to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. This is the second instance of SARS-CoV-2 contamination in American mink in Spain, after the one distinguished last June in a ranch in the region of Teruel. The Ministry of Rural Affairs has revealed this episode which, as per subtleties, was recognized in the utilization of the momentum reconnaissance conventions for this sickness in this sort of American mink ranches in Spain.

The Xunta has itemized that the misuse, in which “SARS-CoV-2 viral dissemination was affirmed, remains immobilized and subject to true observation and control by the Official Veterinary Services of the Rural Environment Department after the discovery of the flare-up in the controls that are completed inside the structure of the counteraction plan in this sort of homestead.

What’s more, in the coming days in the utilization of the current lawful guidelines and with a definitive target of protecting general wellbeing, the Xunta has announced that all the animals on the ranch will be butchered, which has 3,100 minks (2,500 females and 600 guys), just as sterilization and flare-up control measures.


There are as of now a sum of 25 dynamic mink ranches in Galicia, with the registration of 69,186 rearing animals. With this information, it has a large portion of the business volume of the area in the State since “3/4” of the all-out homesteads are situated in the Galician Community.

The Ministry of Rural Affairs has clarified that, since the primary data got from the Netherlands corresponding to ranches contaminated with SARS-CoV-2, the Xunta kept in touch with the Galician hide area and gave refreshed data on the circumstance . Also, the episode will be authoritatively informed by the Ministry of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission. Unequivocally, after the case enrolled in Teruel and after the Government of Denmark requested the penance of millions of creatures, Galician natural affiliations, for example, Adega mentioned the conclusion of these offices because of the high danger of the spread of COVID-19.


Exactly, this equivalent Thursday, the Official Gazette of Galicia (DOG) distributes the request for the Ministry of Rural Environment by which help is gathered to elements perceived as domesticated animals wellbeing guard gatherings (ADSG) of Galicia for the time frame 2021-2022. The financial plan for this call adds up to an aggregate of 2.15 million euros. The target of these endowments is to improve the wellbeing status of Galician domesticated animal ranches through the execution of regular zoosanitary programs for the anticipation and control of animal infections. These creature wellbeing arranging programs should be done between March 1, 2021, and February 28, 2022.