The Florida Department of Health reported an additional five new confirmed Zika cases Monday, including cases from Miami-Dade County (3), Broward County (1) and a 5th pregnant woman from an undisclosed county.
The total number of travel-associated cases now stands 42. Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have reported the most with 17 and 6, respectively.
There have been no locally-acquired cases of Zika in Florida.
On Feb. 3, Governor Scott directed State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong to issue a Declaration of Public Health Emergency for the counties of residents with travel-associated cases of Zika.
The Declaration currently includes the 11 effected counties – Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, Santa Rosa, Seminole and St. Johns.
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