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As of 25 August 2016, a total of 54 cases of West Nile fever (WNF) in humans have been reported in the EU Member States and 63 cases in the neighbouring countries, since the beginning of the 2016 transmission season.
This week 51 new cases have been reported, 32 in the EU Member States and 19 cases in the neighbouring countries.
During the past week, Austria has reported its two first WNF cases, a probable case in Wien and a confirmed case in Wiener Umland/Nordteil district.
Cyprus has reported its first WNF case, a confirmed case in Larcana district. This is the first time a case of West Nile fever is detected in this country and complementary investigations are ongoing.
Hungary has reported four new cases, three in the newly affected areas of Budapest (one confirmed and one probable cases) and Veszprem (one confirmed case), and a confirmed case in the already affected Pest county.
Italy has reported 10 new confirmed cases, nine in the newly affected provinces of Cremona (1), Mantova (3), Reggio nell’Emilia (1), Rovigo (2) and Verona (2), and one in the already affected Modena province.
Romania has reported 15 new cases, five in the newly affected counties of Giurgiu (one confirmed case), Iasi (two confirmed and one probable cases) and Mures (one confirmed case), and ten in the already affected areas of Braila (three confirmed and one probable cases), Bucuresti (two confirmed cases), Dolj (one confirmed case), Galati (one confirmed case), Ialomita (one confirmed case) and Ilfov (one confirmed case).
In the neighbouring countries, for Israel the number of cases has been updated with two additional confirmed cases in Central district.
Russia has reported 14 confirmed cases, one in the newly affected oblast of Voronezhskaya, and 13 in the already affected oblasts of Samarskaya (1) and Saratovskaya (12).
Serbia has reported three new confirmed cases, one in the newly affected Podunavski district and two the already affected Grad Beograd area.