For the week of December 26th there was 1 new case of raccoon strain rabies in a skunk in Hamilton.

We are currently at 449 cases of raccoon strain, and 21 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario since December 2015.

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Annual Summaries

Numbers in red in all tables are fox strain.

Numbers in black in all tables are raccoon strain.

 2018

 

County Raccoon Skunk Fox Cat Bovine Total
Brant 6 0 0 0 0 6
Haldimand 4 0 0 0 0 4
Halton 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hamilton 29 7 0 0 0 36
Huron 0 1 0 0 0 1
Niagara 10 7 0 0 0 17
Norfolk 1 0 0 0 0 1
Perth 0 0 0 0 1 1
Waterloo 0 1 0 0 0 1
Waterloo 0 2 0 0 0 2
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph 0 3 0 0 0 3
Total Fox Strain 0 6 0 0 1 7
Total Raccoon Strain 50 15 0 0 0 65

Number of DRIT tests: >3,800

Number of baits distributed: 1,444,303

Number of confirmatory tests performed by CFIA (Ontario only): 81

Number of rabies positive terrestrial animals subject to virus variant typing by CFIA (Ontario only): 74