Officials with the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province have reported an additional imported Zika virus case yesterday.

Aedes mosquito
Aedes aegypti image/CDC

The details of the case are as follows: The male patient aged 40 from Jiangmen, Guangdong, works in Venezuela. He is the father of the two patients reported on February 27 affecting a girl aged eight and a boy aged six. He returned to the Mainland on February 25 and developed skin rash yesterday (February 29). He is now hospitalised for isolation and management in stable condition. He did not pass through Hong Kong.

To date, ten imported cases of Zika Virus Infection have been notified in the Mainland.