Defra has issued Designated Area Orders prohibiting the movement of fish to and from:
- Press Manor Fishery (Press Reservoir), Birkin Lane, Ashover, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire; and
- Pavyotts Mill Farm, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset.
KHV Disease affects common carp and carp varieties such as Koi. It can result in high rates of fish mortalities although there are no implications for human health.
It became a legal obligation to notify suspicion of KHV Disease on 6 April 2007, with measures developed in partnership between government and industry to help combat outbreaks.
Suspicion of the presence of the disease should be immediately reported to: the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) in Weymouth who can be contacted on 01305-206673/206674 or firstname.lastname@example.org