Swine Health Ontario - PED/PDCoV Tracking Map

PED and PDCoV Tracking in Ontario

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus can affect all pigs and is often fatal to newborn pigs under 7 to 10 days of age. However, it does not affect any other species, including humans, and is not a food safety issue. On January 22, 2014, the first case of PED in Ontario was identified. Porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) – formerly referred to as “swine deltacoronavirus (SDCv)” – belongs to the same viral family as PED. The symptoms of PDCoV are indistinguishable from those of PED, although tend to be less severe than PED. On March 14, 2014, the first case of PDCoV was identified in Ontario.

Swine Health Ontario took over PED and PDCoV tracking and reporting in the province of Ontario on March 31, 2020. All information prior to March 31, 2020 is historical. Current PED and PDCoV positive cases are reported as of March 31, 2020 onwards. 

PED & PDCoV Current



Lambton - 2
Middlesex - 1


Lambton - 1
Huron - 1
Waterloo - 1

Date County Name Disease Type Farm Type  
Jan 15, 2021 Lambton PDCoV Farrow-to-finish
Dec 24, 2020 Huron PDCoV Finisher
Dec 02, 2020 Waterloo PDCoV Farrow-to-finish
Jan 15, 2021 Lambton PED Farrow-to-finish
Dec 11, 2020 Lambton PED Finisher
Aug 28, 2020 Middlesex PED Farrow-to-finish
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