Ontario Rabies Update for November 15 – 2 New Cases

2 new positive cases of rabies this week; one case of raccoon rabies in a raccoon (Niagara area) and one case of presumed fox rabies in a skunk (Waterloo Region).

This brings us to 374 cases of raccoon strain, and 13 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario to date. 

2017

 

County

Raccoon

Skunk

Fox

Cat

Bovine

Total

Brant

7

0

0

0

0

7

Haldimand

6

1

0

0

0

7

Halton

8

9

0

0

0

17

Hamilton

42

15

0

1

0

58

Huron

0

0

0

0

1

1

Niagara

18

2

0

0

0

20

Perth

0

1

0

0

3

4

Waterloo

0

3

1

0

0

4

Total Fox Strain

0

3

1

0

4

8

Total Raccoon Strain

78

27

0

1

0

109

 

 

Number of DRIT tests: >2,900

Number of baits distributed: >1.1M

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