Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Animal Distribution Patterns as a Potential Possible Origin of Covid-19 in Semarang City

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312237,
        author={Dyah Mahendrasari Sukendra and Bambang  Wahyono and Fitri  Indrawati and Yunita Dyah Puspita Santik and Nur  Siyam},
        title={Animal Distribution Patterns as a Potential Possible Origin of Covid-19 in Semarang City},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISMINA},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={mapping emerging zoonotic disease personal hygiene distance limitation},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312237}
    }
    
  • Dyah Mahendrasari Sukendra
    Bambang Wahyono
    Fitri Indrawati
    Yunita Dyah Puspita Santik
    Nur Siyam
    Year: 2021
    Animal Distribution Patterns as a Potential Possible Origin of Covid-19 in Semarang City
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312237
Dyah Mahendrasari Sukendra1,*, Bambang Wahyono1, Fitri Indrawati1, Yunita Dyah Puspita Santik1, Nur Siyam1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: dyahmahendra@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can be found in humans&animals. Some strains of CoV are classified as zoonotic. Semarang city is an area with red zone statuse. There have been cases of Covid-19 in animals infected by humans. But no research conducted on animals infected Covid-19 able to transmit back to humans. Variety of species&distribution of animals that potential infected with Covid-19 must to know. This study aims to determine the distribution of animal species that can be the possible origin of zoonotic Covid-19. A descriptive study with a survey method conducted in Semarang city. Samples are families that have pets/livestock(dogs,cats,birds,cows) or wild animals around shelter, taken cluster random technique sampling. Questionnaire to collect data. Collected data was analyze using SPSS&Arc.GIS. The most common animal species found:cat (39%). 10% of animal owners live close to people under Covid-19 surveillance. 79% of respondents do not have pets&far from Covid-19 cases. 65% cats has without owners radius 10m Covid-19 cases had found, then poultry(9%)&bats(6%).