Press Release

1 November 2021

Foot and Mouth Disease: Molemole Outbreak Follow up Report and Surveilance Upate

  1. Current status

    There has been no significant change in the status of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal Province since the previous report of 1 October 2021. Serological and clinical surveillance is continuing and the total number of affected locations remain at twenty-nine (29), comprising twenty-seven (27) dip tanks and two (2) feedlots. Movement control measures remain in place in the reduced Disease Management Area, since the disease is still present within this area.