Xinjia Express Hotel, Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China, which was used to quarantine residents infected with the corona virus, collapsed, Saturday, March 7, 2020. As many as 70 people were trapped inside the building.According to Buzz Feed News , on Sunday, March 8, 2020, there were 38 people saved and 10 others were found dead.The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said that currently 23 people were still in search.The security camera was able to record the seconds of the collapse of the building. From the video, dusty clouds and flashes of light appeared as the building collapsed.
It is not clear what caused the collapse of the building. But, provisional estimates, the collapse of the building is related to the conditions of construction.According to reports, the Chinese government changed 80 rooms in the Xinjia Express Hotel to quarantine residents suspected of being exposed to the corona virus. The quarantined residents were thought to have interacted with patients who were positive for the corona virus, Covid-19.The hotel, which has several floors, was opened in 2019.
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Corona Outbreak, Residents Called Not to Kiss the Dog
Dream – Hong Kong health authorities warn residents not to kiss their pets. The appeal was issued after the positive results of the corona virus in dogs.The Hong Kong Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation said a dog that tested “weakly positive” for the Covid-19 virus last month was tested and tested positive.However, officials noted that the animal still did not show any symptoms for the virus.The dog owner is infected with the virus but it is still unclear how the disease is transmitted to pets.Shanghaiist reported , Hong Kong health officials have advised pet owners to adopt good hygiene practices, such as washing hands before and after handling animals and not kissing their pets.
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But they also urged residents not to overreact to the news and certainly did not leave their pets.At the beginning of a coronavirus outbreak, a Chinese health expert stated that animals and humans need to be quarantined to avoid the spread of disease.Some villages in China then took action. In one Sichuan city, officers reportedly went to the house, ordering residents to surrender their pets before, allegedly, beat animals to death.Actions full of fear that arise because of the corona virus outbreak.The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected the notion that the virus can be transmitted by pets to humans and, so far, there is no evidence that this can happen.
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These are the Test Results of Corona’s Positive Patients
A spokeswoman for the Hong Kong Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation (AFCD) has tested a pet dog whose owner is positive for corona virus, Covid-19. The owner initials YCHY.From trials conducted, the pomeranian type dog was not infected with Covid-19.Dimsum Daily , AFCD received a referral from the Ministry of Health on February 26, 2020 that a dog from a patient infected with the COVID-19 disease virus would be submitted to AFCD. AFCD staff picked the dog from a flat in Tai Hang.The dog, will be sent to an animal rearing facility at the Hong Kong Port – Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in Hong Kong.
This dog underwent oral, nose and rectal tests for COVID-19 virus testing. Nasal and oral cavity samples were tested weakly against the Covid-19 virus. Dogs do not have relevant symptoms.
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The only dog that is quarantined
YCHY is an 85th Covid-19 patient in Hong Kong. He is the only sufferer living in Tai Hang.According to the Health Protection Center, he also visited the veterinarian’s clinic on Cheong Ming Street in Happy Valley.A picture of YCHY and her pomeranian dog was found on her Facebook page, so it is very likely that her dog was infected with Covid-19.Pomeranian is the only dog that is quarantined at an animal-raising facility in the Hong Kong Port on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge at present.
There are no other animals that use the facility. Department staff will improve cleaning and disinfection of animal rearing facilities.At present, AFCD has no evidence that pets can be infected with the Covid-19 virus or can be a source of infection in humans.