The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported Friday an additional 18 imported Zika virus cases with six in Miami-Dade, four in Orange, three in Osceola, two in Polk, one in Hillsborough, one in Manatee and one in Volusia counties.


The case in Manatee County is the first and the Declaration of Public Health Emergency has been amended to include Manatee County, the 28th county.

The total cases in Florida is now 311, including 43 cases involving pregnant women regardless of symptoms. Miami-Dade County accounts for 84 cases, the most in the state.

Nationally, as of Wednesday, 1306 Zika cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).