China News Service, January 7th. According to Korean media reports, on the 7th local time, the Ministry of Agriculture of South Korea stated that since South Korea reported its first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza related to a farm in November 2020, there have been about 1490. Ten thousand poultry were culled.
According to the report, on the evening of January 6, 2021 local time, a duck farm in Yincheng, 131 kilometers south of Seoul, South Korea, reported the country’s latest case of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
In addition, South Korean authorities are investigating a suspected case in a farm in Yeongam County, 384 kilometers south of Seoul.
It is said that about 20,000 ducks are fed in the farm.
According to statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, South Korea has reported 47 cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza so far.
For farms where the epidemic occurred, all poultry within a radius of 3 kilometers have been culled.
According to reports, among the reported cases of infection in farms, there are 12 cases in Gyeonggi Province around Seoul, followed by Jeollabuk-do and Jeollanam-do with 10 cases each.
At the same time, there have been 60 cases of bird flu related to wild birds.
The relevant departments are investigating 5 suspected cases from their habitat.