The circulation of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) continues in Mayotte, according to state services in Mayotte (computer translated).
During the past week, 12 new animal foci and 5 new human cases have been reported, for a total of 104 animal foci and 122 human cases since the first cases occurred at the end of November 2018.
Samples taken by veterinarians on sick animals or during abortions have identified 104 foci of sick animals (including 82 bovines).
Animal foci are mainly located in the center and north-west of the island. Additional outbreaks have appeared since the end of March in the communes of Dembeni, as well as on Petite Terre.
After a steady decline in human cases during the last 3 weeks of March, a new increase has been observed since the beginning of April.
Since the beginning of the health alert, human cases have remained mainly in the center and north-west of the island.