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SSI confirms that They have infected each other

The virus that is found in the mink at a mink farm in the far east in the Municipality of Hjørring is the same, as has been found in minkavleren and in those infected at the nursing home Vendelbocentret.

It writes bbc News, who have had it confirmed by Anders Fomsgaard, who is the chief physician and virusforsker at the Statens Serum Institut.

He says, that they have used their brand-new genetic tool on samples from minkene on the farm in the far east, on the minkavlerne, who are ill, and residents of the nearby Vendelbocenter.

- And we can see that it is one and the same virus. They have infected each other, he says to DR News.

Anders Fomsgaard, however, can not say, who has infected whom in the first place. It must be some other studies to determine the sounds.

the Superintendent says further, that the State Serum Institute is now to investigate how the infection has spread with the support from the Danish Agency for Patient safety and the Danish veterinary and food administration.

the Statens Serum Institute, writes in a news item on its website also, that one can not say, who has infected whom.

- the SSI can also not say exactly how long the infection has been with minkene and with the people affected, but there are extended analyses and smitteopsporing to uncover this question, it sounds.

the Institute writes that there is talk about a local smittekæde:

- For the SSI tests indicate that this version of the Covid-19 virus has some mutations in common, only found precisely in these mink and at the sick persons in the far east.

- The not show up in the virus elsewhere in Denmark or Europe, so it is apparently not a foreign contagion.

Earlier Friday, wrote North, to total of 41 employees and residents at the nursing home Vendelbocenteret is found to be contaminated with the coronavirus.

the Number of coronasmittede employees at the nursing home rose on Friday with seven for a total of 29 persons. There are 12 residents who are infected with the coronavirus.

None of those infected have been admitted to the hospital. This suggests, according to SSI in that it is a relatively mild infection.

Minkene on minkfarmen, which also has been found infection with the coronavirus, has been killed. There are approximately 11,000 mink.

In the Municipality of Hjørring has also been found infection among students at the three schools - the Hills School, Bagterp School and Lundergårdskolen.

There is, however, Friday is not about more infected among the students.

the Municipality of Hjørring has in a press release informed that the infected students have a connection to the already known smittekæder in the municipality.

the Municipality is the only one of the country's municipalities, where there have been more than 50 new smittetilfælde per 100,000 population the past week.

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