New Jersey DOH vector-borne surveillance report, week 32

Official Message No.:111466-8-18-2022-PHUP
Contact Info: Mervin Keith |
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Attachments: Yes Attachment 1

Please find attached the NJDOH vector-borne surveillance report for week 32.

Report highlights:
  • 46 mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Week 32 for a total of 245 positive pools this year. The number of positive pools is less than the 5-year average. WNV positive mosquito pools have been detected in 16 counties with the highest number from Bergen, Hudson, and Union counties.
  • A red-tailed hawk tested positive for WNV on Week 31. Jamestown Canyon Virus was detected in two mosquito pools in Bergen County (Week 22 & 24).
  • In Week 32, the number of tick-related ED visits is relatively equal compared to the previous week and remains at levels higher than the 5-year average.
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