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The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported three additional locally acquired dengue fever cases  in the past week in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.


This brings the total autochthonous cases in the state to 19–Broward (3), Hardee, Miami-Dade (14), and Polk counties with onsets in January, March, June (3), July (10), and August (4).

Two cases were reported in non-Florida residents.

14 of the 19 cases were serotyped as DENV-3, with 4 cases typed as DENV-2 and one typed as DENV-1.

In addition to the local dengue cases, DOH reports two hundred and fifty-eight cases with onset in 2023
have been reported in individuals with travel history to a dengue-endemic area in the two weeks prior to onset.

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Counties reporting cases were: Alachua, Brevard, Broward (21), Collier (3), Duval (5), Escambia, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough (19), Lee (8), Leon, Manatee, Miami-Dade (153), Monroe (4), Nassau, Orange (6), Osceola (3), Palm Beach (8), Pasco, Pinellas (2), Polk (3), Sarasota (2), Seminole (2), St. Johns, St. Lucie (4), and Volusia (4). Thirteen cases were reported in non-Florida residents. Four cases met the criteria for severe dengue (dengue shock syndrome [DSS] or dengue hemorrhagic fever [DHF]).