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Florida health officials reported today on three additional imported Zika virus cases in the state, two in Volusia County (the first cases reported) and an additional case in Orange County.

Volusia County map/David Benbennick

Volusia County map/David Benbennick

This brings the total cases to 112 in Florida. All cases are travel-associated.

Volusia County is the 19th county to be added to the Declaration of Public Health Emergency–Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Clay, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Santa Rosa, Seminole, St. Johns and Volusia.

Miami-Dade County has reported the most with 44 cases, seven cases were in pregnant women and one case in Polk County was classified as sexually transmitted.

As of last week, the travel-associated cases were linked to the following countries:  Belize (2), Bolivia, Brazil (5), Brazil/Bolivia/Peru, Colombia (27), Costa Rica, Curacao/Guyana, Dominican Republic (13), El Salvador (4), Guyana (4), Haiti (15), Honduras (6), Honduras/Guatemala, Martinique, Nicaragua (5), Puerto Rico (5), Suriname, and Venezuela (13).

In addition to the newest Zika cases reported in the state, one addition travel-associated dengue fever case was reported, bringing the total to 25 this year to date.



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