A police dog working in an elite security unit at Hong Kong’s International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19.
The handler of the dog tested positive for the disease last week and an oral sample was taken from the German shepherd, according to the South China Morning Post.
The constable’s dog will be cared for at the special administrative region’s agriculture, fisheries and conservation department, which will monitor its recovery until it tests negative.
Samples were taken from 13 other police dogs but all tested negative.
While some animals can test positive for the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said earlier this year that there is…