UPDATE ON THE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE OUTBREAK IN LIMPOPO

Four further cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) were reported since mid-December 2019, with 3 cases reported in December and 1 case reported in the first week of January 2020.  The total number of confirmed positive locations since the start of outbreak has risen to fifteen (15).

More than 130 points were identified with possible links to specific auctions and known affected properties. Follow-up investigations and collection of samples were already performed on 95 of these points and precautionary quarantine has been lifted on 44 properties that have been proven negative for FMD.

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