Florida state health officials reported an additional 70 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the outbreak total to 1431 cases since Jan. 2018.

Hepatitis A is manifested here as icterus, or jaundice of the conjunctivae and facial skin/CDC

Pinellas, Pasco, Orange and Hillsborough counties have reported the most outbreak cases with 310, 254, 171 and 158 cases respectively.

This brings the number of cases since the beginning of the year to 883.

Vaccination is the best way to prevent hepatitis A infection. In April 2019 to date, more than 19,000 Hepatitis A vaccines have been administered.