Ontario Rabies Update for August 7-11, 2017- 2 New Cases

Rabies update for August 7-11, 2017

2 new cases of presumed raccoon strain rabies this week, occurring in 1 raccoon from Niagara and 1 skunk from Halton

 We are currently at 348 cases of raccoon strain, and 10 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario to date.

2017 Summary

County

Raccoon

Skunk

Fox

Cat

Bovine

Total

Brant

6

0

0

0

0

6

Haldimand

5

1

0

0

0

6

Halton

5

7

0

0

0

12

Hamilton

28

15

0

1

0

44

Huron

0

0

0

0

1

1

Niagara

13

2

0

0

0

15

Perth

0

0

0

0

3

3

Waterloo

0

1

1

0

0

2

Total Fox Strain

0

1

1

0

4

6

Total Raccoon Strain

57

25

0

1

0

83

Number of DRIT tests: >2,400

Number of baits distributed: >150,000