November 21st, 2018 Rabies Stats:

For the week of November 21st there were 2 new cases of raccoon strain rabies in 1 raccoon in Hamilton and 1 skunk in Ayr detected.

We are currently at 444 cases of raccoon strain, and 20 cases of fox strain rabies in Ontario since December 2015.

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

28

6

0

0

0

33

Huron

0

1

0

0

0

1

Niagara

9

5

0

0

0

14

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

2

0

0

0

2

Total Fox Strain

0

5

0

0

1

6

Total Raccoon Strain

48

12

0

0

0

60

Number of DRIT tests: >3,500

Number of baits distributed: 1,380,874

Number of confirmatory tests performed by CFIA (Ontario only): 76

Number of rabies positive terrestrial animals subject to virus variant typing by CFIA (Ontario only): 70