In St. Petersburg, nearly 400 people were affected by ticks per week
Due to tick bites, 393 people turned to the Botkin hospital this week. At the same time, 84 ticks were infected with borrelia, and one Petersburger was bitten by an insect infected with tick-borne encephalitis.
The data was published by the press center of the Botkin Hospital on the official website. Since the beginning of the season, 837 residents have applied to a medical institution due to tick bites. Of these, 16 ticks were infected with encephalitis.