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Situation update, 30 September 2016
As of 29 September 2016, a total of 171 cases of West Nile fever (WNF) in humans have been reported in the EU Member States and 229 cases in the neighbouring countries, since the beginning of the 2016 transmission season. This week 46 new cases have been reported, 22 in the EU Member States and 24 cases in the neighbouring countries.
During the past week, Hungary has reported five new cases, one in new affected county of Csongrad, and four in three already affected counties: Fejer (1), Hajdu-Bihar (1) and Pest (2).Italy has reported 14 new cases, four in the newly affected provinces of Novara (1), Trapani (1) and Vicenza (2) and 10 in three already affected provinces: Bologna (1), Mantova (4), Modena (1), Ravenna (2) and Rovigo (2).Romania has reported three new cases from three already affected counties: Bacau, Constanta and Galati.
In the neighbouring countries, Israel has reported eight new cases, all in already affected areas: Central district (3), Haifa (1), Northern district (2), Southern district (1) and Tel Aviv (1).
Russia has reported 14 confirmed cases in already affected oblasts: Astrakhan (1), Saratov (8) and Voronezh (5).
Serbia has reported two new confirmed cases in the already affected South Banat district.
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