The National Health and Family Planning Commission and the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province reported an additional imported case of Zika Virus Infection on the Mainland Friday.
The case involves a 19-year-old man who lives in Venezuela. He arrived at Hong Kong International Airport on February 29 and shortly later on the same day travelled to Enping, Jiangmen, Guangdong, by bus via Shenzhen Bay Control Point.
He remained afebrile during his travel. He developed a rash on March 9 and subsequently was laboratory confirmed to be an imported case of Zika Virus Infection by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province. The patient is now hospitalized for isolation and management and is in stable condition.
To date, 13 imported cases of Zika Virus Infection have been notified on the Mainland.