Number of Lyme disease cases in the U.S. from 2001 to 2018, by month

This statistic displays the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the U.S. from 2001 to 2018, by month. During this time period, there were around 58,000 cases of Lyme disease with an onset in July. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks to humans. It is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States.

Number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the U.S. from 2001 to 2018, by month*

Number of confirmed cases
January4,138
February3,606
March4,751
April7,167
May17,801
June57,380
July58,092
August23,354
September12,855
October11,394
November6,993
December3,945
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2001 to 2018

Special properties

confirmed cases only

Supplementary notes

* Month of disease onset.

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