Bluetongue,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 30/09/2020 from Dr Zoran Atanasov, Director Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency , North Macedonia, SKOPJE, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 9
Date of start of the event 12/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 17/07/2020
Report date 30/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 30/09/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/02/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (01/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (28/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (29/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (30/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (02/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (05/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (08/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (09/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (26/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (10/11/2020)
New outbreaks (39)
Outbreak 1 Velesta, Velesta, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 896 58 53 0 0
Outbreak 2 Radolista, Radolista, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 219 12 8 0 0
Outbreak 3 Stari Grad, Stari Grad, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 230 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Visni, Visni, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 210 15 13 0 0
Outbreak 5 Sum, Sum, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 599 36 18 0 0
Outbreak 6 Melnica, Melnica, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 360 6 0 0 0
Outbreak 7 Dolno Jabolciste, Dolno Jabolciste, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 497 6 0 0 0
Outbreak 8 Banjica, Banjica, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 809 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 9 Gorno Svilare, Gorno Svilare, Saraj, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 75 3 1 0 0
Outbreak 10 Frangovo, Frangovo, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 75 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 11 Kamen Dol, Kamen Dol, Rosoman, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 14/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 726 6 0 0 0
Outbreak 12 Mrzen Oraovec, Mrzen Oraovec, Rosoman, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 14/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 467 8 0 0 0
Outbreak 13 Zargcani, Zagrcani, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 299 8 5 0 0
Outbreak 14 Jablanica, Jablanica, Struga , Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 17/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 290 13 10 0 0
Outbreak 15 Sogle, Sogle, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 17/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 609 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 16 Boroec, Boroec, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 19/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 200 20 16 0 0
Outbreak 17 Markova Susica, Markova Susica, Studenicani, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 20/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 105 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 18 Elovo, Elovi, Studenicani, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 20/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 83 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 19 Moroista, Moroista, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 27/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 225 10 3 0 0
Outbreak 20 Podgorci, Podgorci, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 27/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 216 15 6 0 0
Outbreak 21 Delogozdi, Delogozdi, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 27/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 557 51 31 0 0
Outbreak 22 Smilovci, Smilovci, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 29/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 303 12 0 0 0
Outbreak 23 Caska, Caska, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 30/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 330 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 24 Gorno Vranovci, Gorno Vranovci, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 31/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 262 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 25 Slatino, Slatino, Tearce, Tetovo
Date of start of the outbreak 31/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 698 23 0 0 0
Outbreak 26 Korosista, Korosista, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 01/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 112 5 5 0 0
Outbreak 27 Prsovce, Prsovce, Tearce, Tetovo
Date of start of the outbreak 07/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 454 12 0 0 0
Outbreak 28 Glogji, Glogji, Tearce, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 07/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 352 11 0 0 0
Outbreak 29 Dzepciste, Dzepciste, Tetovo, Tetovo
Date of start of the outbreak 07/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 55 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 30 Kosturino, Kosturino, Strumica, Strumica
Date of start of the outbreak 09/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 99 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 31 Erdzelija, Erdzelija, Sveti Nikole, Sveti Nikole
Date of start of the outbreak 09/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 531 4 1 0 0
Outbreak 32 Gradsko Baldovci, Gradsko Baldovci, Strumica, Strumica
Date of start of the outbreak 10/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 42 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 33 Osincani, Osincani, Studenicani, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 10/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 18 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 34 Omorani, Omorani, Caska, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 11/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 1471 30 0 0 0
Outbreak 35 Mustafino, Mustafino, Sveti Nikole, Sveti Nikole
Date of start of the outbreak 11/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 952 9 0 0 0
Outbreak 36 Crn Vrv, Crn Vrv, Studenicani, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 13/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 390 6 6 0 0
Outbreak 37 Sirkovo, Sirkovo, Rosoman, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 14/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 258 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 38 Palikura, Palikura, Rosoman, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 15/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 126 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 39 Labunista, Labunista, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 21/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 418 42 35 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 39
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 14618 459 213 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep / goats 3.14% 1.46% 46.41% 1.46%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Disinfestation
  • Vector surveillance
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations