Florida health officials reported today on an additional travel associated Zika virus infection in Lee County, bringing the state total to 85, all imported cases and the most in the nation.
Of the cases confirmed in Florida, six cases are still exhibiting symptoms. There have been no locally-acquired cases of Zika in Florida.
A Declaration of Public Health Emergency currently includes the 15 affected counties across the state – Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Clay, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Santa Rosa, Seminole and St. Johns
Through Apr. 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 346 travel associated Zika cases. Of the 346 cases reported, 32 were pregnant women, 7 were sexually transmitted, and 1 had Guillain-Barré syndrome.