For the week of December 19th there was 1 new case of raccoon strain rabies in a raccoon in Niagara.
We are currently at 448 cases of raccoon strain, and 21 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario since December 2015.
Please note: MNRF’s rabies lab will be closed for the week of December 24th and we will resume testing in early January 2019.
Numbers in red in all tables are fox strain.
Numbers in black in all tables are raccoon strain.
|Total Fox Strain||0||6||0||0||1||7|
|Total Raccoon Strain||50||14||0||0||0||64|
Number of DRIT tests: >3,800
Number of baits distributed: 1,444,303
Number of confirmatory tests performed by CFIA (Ontario only): 79
Number of rabies positive terrestrial animals subject to virus variant typing by CFIA (Ontario only): 73