In a follow-up on the dengue fever situation in Florida, state health authorities report one additional autochthonous dengue fever case in Miami-Dade County last week, bringing the state total to 36 in 2022.
The 36 locally acquired cases have been reported in Collier, Broward (2), Miami-Dade (32), and Volusia counties.
In addition, 50 additional travel associated dengue cases were reported in the state last week, bringing the total to 639.
Counties reporting cases were: Brevard (2), Broward (38), Collier (8), Duval (7), Escambia (2), Flagler, Hendry (2), Hernando (2), Hillsborough (57), Lee (23), Leon, Manatee (2), Martin (2), Miami-Dade (433), Monroe (3), Orange (6), Osceola, Palm Beach (20), Pasco (2), Pinellas (7), Polk (8), Sarasota (4), St. Johns, St. Lucie (5), and Volusia (2). Seven cases were reported in non-Florida residents.
Six cases met the criteria for severe dengue (dengue shock syndrome [DSS] or dengue hemorrhagic fever [DHF]).
589 of the travel associated cases had Cuba as the country of exposure.
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