There is no word in the U.S. if animals are contracting the Coronavirus, but according to the New York Post has stated that a dog has died from COVID-19. A dog in Hong Kong has passed away after contracting the Coronavirus, the owner was infected with COVID-19,
The 2-year-old German Shepherd — owned by an COVID-19-infected 30-year-old woman in the Pok Fu Lam area — was quarantined at a government facility, according to the South China Morning Post.
There was another dog from the same home, a 4-year-old mixed breed, was also placed on lockdown but tested negative.
Along with the canines, four cats are also under quarantine. Their health status wasn’t immediately known.