The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported three additional locally acquired Zika virus cases Friday.
Two of the cases had samples collected in October as part the ongoing investigation and results were just received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The third case reported no symptoms but blood samples collected Dec. 21 showed evidence of a current infection.
Two are Miami-Dade County residents and the third is an out of state resident. Florida still does not have any identified areas with ongoing, active Zika transmission.
In addition, there are also two cases that have both travel and possible exposure in Miami-Dade County in 2016 and it is impossible to determine whether these cases are travel-related or locally acquired and have been categorized as undetermined.
The total locally acquired infections of Zika in Florida is now 262 in 2016. No cases have been reported in 2017 to date.
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