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Swine fever is spreading: case in the district of Meißen

2021-10-14T09:09:46.558Z

African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in another wild boar in Saxony. A wild boar shot in the district of Meißen was infected, the Ministry of Social Affairs announced on Thursday. The Friedrich Loeffler Institute confirmed the finding. In Saxony, this is the first swine fever case outside of the Görlitz district.



African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in another wild boar in Saxony.

A wild boar shot in the district of Meißen was infected, the Ministry of Social Affairs announced on Thursday.

The Friedrich Loeffler Institute confirmed the finding.

In Saxony, this is the first swine fever case outside of the Görlitz district.

Meißen - The infected animal was killed on October 8 east of Autobahn 13 near Radeburg, the finding was established as part of the Saxon ASF monitoring program.

Accordingly, all wild boars that are presumably healthy will be examined for the virus as a precautionary measure.

A local crisis center has started work and is working together with the animal disease control center.

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Corona incidence in Saxony is falling slightly

The corona infection rate has decreased slightly in Saxony.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) put the seven-day incidence on Saturday at 36.6.

On Friday the value was 37.9.

It indicates how many infections per 100,000 inhabitants were reported within seven days.

Nationwide, the incidence fell to 72.0 (Friday: 74.7).

Corona incidence in Saxony is falling slightly

The number of new corona infections in Saxony continues to fall

The number of new corona infections has continued to decrease in Saxony.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the seven-day incidence on Wednesday at 36.8.

It was 40.1 on Tuesday and 43.6 on Monday.

The value indicates how many new infections there are per 100,000 inhabitants within a week.

Nationwide, the incidence on Wednesday was 77.9 (Tuesday:

The number of new corona infections in Saxony continues to fall

Corona incidence in Saxony continues to rise

Corona infections continue to increase in Saxony.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) put the seven-day incidence on Monday at 43.6.

On Sunday the value was 41.2.

It indicates how many new infections there were per 100,000 inhabitants within a week.

Nationwide, the incidence was 81.9.

The district of Zwickau with 64.1, the state capital Dresden with 59.0 and the Ore Mountains with 50.3 currently have the highest infection rates.

Corona incidence in Saxony continues to rise

How the virus got into the Meißen district - about 60 kilometers outside of the previously existing restricted zones - is currently being investigated.

"We are currently assuming that it is not a matter of transmission by migrating wild boars from the infected areas in the Görlitz district," said the head of the ASP crisis team, Sebastian Vogel.

There are a total of 549 confirmed cases of African swine fever in Saxony.

ASF is harmless to humans, but not to domestic pigs.

dpa

Source: merkur

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