Ontario Rabies Update for August 16 – 4 New Cases



4 new cases of presumed raccoon strain rabies this week, occurring in 3 raccoons from Hamilton and 1 skunk from Halton.  We are currently at 352 cases of raccoon strain, and 10 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario to date.

 

 2017

 

County

Raccoon

Skunk

Fox

Cat

Bovine

Total

Brant

6

0

0

0

0

6

Haldimand

5

1

0

0

0

6

Halton

5

8

0

0

0

13

Hamilton

31

15

0

1

0

47

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

60

26

0

1

0

87

 

 

Number of DRIT tests: >2,500

Number of baits distributed: >150,000

2016

 

County

Raccoon

Skunk

Fox

Cat

Llama

Bovine

Total

Brant

11

1

0

0

0

0

12

Haldimand

17

0

0

0

1

0

18

Halton

7

2

0

0

0

0

9

Hamilton

126

76

1

1

0

0

204

Huron

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

Niagara

10

2

0

0

0

0

12

Perth

0

1

0

0

0

1

2

Total Fox Strain

0

2

0

0

0

1

3

Total Raccoon Strain

171

81

1

1

1

0

255

Number of DRIT tests: >4,500

Number of baits distributed: >1.6 million

2015 (December only)

 

County

Raccoon

Bovine

Total

Haldimand

1

0

1

Hamilton

9

0

9

Perth

0

1

1

Total Fox Strain

0

1

1

Total Raccoon Strain

10

0

10

Number of DRIT tests: >150

Number of baits distributed: ~220,000