This was reported by the Ryonhap agency with reference to the country's Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

It is noted that South Korea confirmed the first case of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in 2020 at the end of November.

At the moment, 72 cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza have already been registered in the country.

On November 22, 2020 it became known that a hotbed of coronavirus disease in minks was discovered in France in one of the farms, in connection with which 1,000 of these animals will be destroyed.