Bat tests positive for rabies in Hamilton

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A bat has tested positive for rabies in Hamilton.

It's the first confirmed case in nearly two years.

Hamilton Public Health says there was no contact between the bat and a person, but people should be reminded to keep a safe distance from wildlife.

So far this year, 1 bat, 4 raccoons, and 5 skunks have tested positive.

(Hamilton Public Health)