State also announces hotline for child-care options
(North Carolina NCDHHS)
A pet that succumbed earlier this month is the first reported case of a confirmed SARS-CoV-2 positive dog in North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service (NCDHHS)
SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. But State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Carl Williams noted that, “Based on the information available, the risk of animals spreading the virus to people is considered to be low.”
Here are the details from the NCDHHS release.