African swine fever,
South Africa
Information received on 26/03/2020 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 03/04/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 09/04/2019
Report date 26/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 26/03/2020
Date event resolved 24/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/12/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/03/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Vectors
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Outbreak outside South Africa's ASF Control Zone. Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.