Press Release

1 October 2021

Foot and Mouth Disease: Mtubatuba Outbreak Follow-up Report & Surveillance Update

1. Current Situation

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 10 September 2021. Serological and clinical
surveillance is continuing. The total number of affected locations remain at twenty-nine (29),
comprising twenty-seven (27) diptanks 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.