Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in commercial poultry near Uttoxeter, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire.
A 3 km protection zone and 10 km surveillance zone are in place around the premises and all poultry will be culled.
In the United Kingdom, there have been 202 confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 since 1 October 2022:
- 159 cases in England
- 34 cases in Scotland
- 8 cases in Wales
- 1 case in Northern Ireland