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efoodalert Weighs In With Case Counts By State

 From the pages of efoodalert – Based on information posted by the three states, and on media reports across the United States, the following 29 states have reported confirmed cases of Salmonella Typhimurium that are linked genetically to the national outbreak.

  • Arkansas: 3 cases 
  • Arizona: 8 cases
  • California: 53 cases in 10 counties; 15 or more victims hospitalized
  • Colorado: 9 cases; 1 victim hospitalized
  • Connecticut: 6 cases
  • Georgia: 5 cases; 1 victim hospitalized
  • Iowa: 1 case
  • Idaho: 10 cases
  • Illinois: 4 cases
  • Maine: 2 cases
  • Massachusetts: 39 cases
  • Maryland: 7 cases
  • Michigan: 20 cases in 13 counties; 7 victims hospitalized
  • Minnesota: 30 cases; 11 victims hospitalized and 1 possible death
  • Missouri: 8 cases; 4 victims hospitalized
  • North Carolina: 1 case
  • North Dakota: 7 cases
  • New Hampshire: 10 cases
  • Nevada: 1 or more cases (state declined to release information on number of cases)
  • New Jersey: 13 cases (unclear whether suspect or confirmed)
  • New York: 1 or more cases on Long Island
  • Ohio: 50 cases
  • Pennsylvania: 12 cases in 10 counties
  • Rhode Island: 3 cases
  • Tennessee: 9 cases; 1 or more victims hospitalized
  • Texas: 5 cases
  • Vermont: 3 cases
  • Virginia: 12 cases; 7 victims hospitalized
  • Wisconsin: 3 cases

These 29 states account for 335 of the 389 cases of Salmonella Typhimuriuminfection, assuming that the New Jersey cases have been confirmed.