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According to Sky News, health authorities withdrew processed meat products after the source of the outbreak was traced to a factory in March .
“Since identification of the source of the spread and the withdrawal of the products concerned, the number of cases of lysteria has declined sharply,” the Department of Health and Agriculture Department said in a joint statement “He said.
The National Institute of Infectious Diseases said the number of cases reported increased to 1033 .
But the number of reported cases has dropped 6.4 cases per week on average since March 5, after withdrawing products from 24.9 previously .
Lysteria is caused by bacteria found in soil, water and vegetables and infected by animal products, fruits and fresh vegetables .