Can pets be infected?

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So far there have not been any reports of infected pets with COVID-19 and no evidence has shown that companion animals, including pets can spread the virus.

Of course, further studies are required to determine if and how different animals play a role in the COVID-19 spread.

Generally, it is recommended that infected people limit their contact to pets and animals, too, until more information is available

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases

Pets and COVID-19