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Case Counts by County

CountyDead birds
Alameda19
Alpine-
Amador-
Butte4
Calaveras-
Colusa-
Contra Costa13
Del Norte-
El Dorado2
Fresno-
Glenn-
Humboldt1
Imperial-
Inyo-
Kern1
Kings-
Lake-
Lassen-
Los Angeles19
Madera-
Marin-
Mariposa-
Mendocino-
Merced-
Modoc-
Mono-
Monterey-
Napa-
Nevada-
Orange12
Placer44
Plumas-
Riverside6
Sacramento241
San Benito-
San Bernardino-
San Diego-
San Francisco-
San Joaquin16
San Luis Obispo-
San Mateo5
Santa Barbara-
Santa Clara53
Santa Cruz2
Shasta5
Sierra-
Siskiyou-
Solano-
Sonoma-
Stanislaus1
Sutter4
Tehama-
Trinity-
Tulare-
Tuolumne1
Ventura-
Yolo41
Yuba-
Total490

WNV Activity by County
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Data on this website are updated every Friday by 4pm. Due to different reporting schedules, case totals here may not always reflect those reported by local health departments. Updates during the off season (January-April) are less frequent.
April 17 - 23 is West Nile and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week in California! This week highlights the importance of preventing mosquito bites and protecting Californians from mosquito-borne diseases. Stop by the "Fight the Bite" event at the State Capitol in Sacramento on Thursday, April 21st from 1:00 - 4:00pm for more information. Contact your local mosquito and vector control district to learn about events in your area.

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Total Counties with
WNV in 2018: 39

Alameda, Amador, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo, and Yuba.

West Nile virus and Dead Bird Hotline
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CDPH Confirms First Two Human West Nile Virus Deaths of 2018
SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today two confirmed deaths in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The deceased persons were residents of Glenn county and Yuba county.

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human cases

YTD: 143 Counties: 28
There were 11 new WNV human cases reported in California last week from the following counties: Los Angeles (3), Riverside (1), San Bernardino (1), Stanislaus (3), Sutter (1), and Yolo (2). This is the first WNV human case from Sutter County this year.

6 WNV-related fatalities have been reported to CDPH this year from five local health jurisdictions: Butte (1), Glenn (1), Orange (1), Placer (1), Yolo (1), and Yuba (1) counties.

143 human cases from 28 counties have tested positive for WNV in 2018.

 

horses

YTD: 10 Counties: 8

10 horses from 8 counties have tested positive for WNV in 2018.

 

dead birds

YTD: 490 Counties: 20
There were 7 new WNV positive dead birds reported in California last week from the following counties: Los Angeles (1), Orange (1), Placer (1), Riverside (1), San Joaquin (1), and Santa Clara (2).

490 dead birds from 20 counties have tested positive for WNV in 2018.

 

mosquito samples

YTD: 1,952 Counties: 29
There were 5 new WNV positive mosquito samples reported in California last week from the following counties: Los Angeles (1), and San Joaquin (4).

1,952 mosquito samples from 29 counties have tested positive for WNV in 2018.

A mosquito sample may contain up to 50 individual mosquitoes.

 

sentinel chickens

YTD: 152 Counties: 16
There have been 2 new WNV positive sentinel chickens reported in California last week from Butte (1) and Colusa (1) counties.

152 sentinel chickens from 16 counties have tested positive for WNV in 2018.

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2003-2017 WNV Activity Summary

Element 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total
Human cases (fatal) 31 (0) 779 (29) 880 (19) 278 (7) 380 (21) 445 (15) 112 (4) 111 (6) 158 (9) 479 (20) 379 (15) 801 (31) 782 (53) 442 (19) 553 (44) 6,582 (292)
Horses 12 540 456 58 28 32 18 19 15 22 23 153 193 213 21 1,288
Dead birds 96 3,232 3,046 1,446 1,396 2,569 515 416 688 1,644 1,251 2,442 1,349 1,352 510 21,952
Mosquito samples 32 1,136 1,242 832 1,007 2,003 1,063 1,305 2,087 2849 2,528 3,340 3,329 3,528 3,371 29,652
Sentinel chickens 70 809 1,053 640 510 585 443 281 391 540 485 443 449 343 305 7,347
Squirrels - 49 48 32 26 32 10 24 24 23 03 03 03 03 03 276
1 There were 20 imported human cases. 2 There were 3 imported horse cases. 3 Not monitored this year.

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Compared to previous year and previous five-year average to date

As of Oct 19, 2018201820175Y AVG
Counties394441
Human cases143360406
Dead birds4904741308
Mosquito samples195233043137
Sentinel chickens152296376
YTD - Year to date corresponds to the same time last year or last five years.

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WNV Reports

Weekly Report

10.19 Arbovirus Bulletin #29
10.19 2018 YTD SLEV Activity Map
10.19 2018 YTD WNV Activity Map

Humans

10.18 2018 Human WNV Incidence Report
10.18 2003-2018 WNV Case Summary
03.29 2017 Human WNV Incidence Report

Dead Birds

10.19Reported, Tested, Positive 2018
10.19Positive Species for 2018
10.19Positive Counts by City/County for 2018

Mosquitoes

10.19 AMOR - EVS Week 41
10.19 AMOR - GRAVID Week 41
10.19 AMOR - NJLT Week 41
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