West Nile virus in Europe in 2020 - human cases, updated 8 October 2020
Between 2 and 8 October 2020, EU Member States reported 28 human cases of WNV infection: Italy (11), Germany (7), Greece (5), Spain (3) and Romania (2). Two regions in Germany (Meissen and Halle (Saale)) reported locally-acquired human cases of WNV infection for the first time through TESSy. All other cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. This week, one death was reported by Romania. No human cases of WNV infection or deaths were reported from EU neighbouring countries.