Miami-Dade County leads Florida in confirmed Zika virus cases
4 new cases confirmed in South Florida; another pregnant woman also diagnosed
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Four new travel-related cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in South Florida, and a fifth person diagnosed in the state is a pregnant woman.
The Florida Department of Health said Monday that there are five new confirmed cases in the state -- one in Broward County and three in Miami-Dade County. The fifth case involves a pregnant woman.
Miami-Dade County leads Florida in the number of confirmed Zika virus patients with 17.
Broward County has the second-largest number of confirmed cases with six.
There are now four total confirmed cases of the Zika virus involving pregnant women. Health officials do not release the counties where pregnant women have been diagnosed.
That brings the total number of confirmed Zika virus cases in Florida to 42.
Below is a list of the counties with people who have contracted the Zika virus.
Alachua County -- 1 case
Brevard County -- 1 case
Broward County -- 6 cases
Hillsborough County -- 3 cases
Lee County -- 3 cases
Miami-Dade County -- 17 cases
Orange County -- 3 cases
Osceola County -- 1 case
Santa Rosa County -- 1 case
Seminole County -- 1 case
St. Johns County -- 1 case
Cases involving pregnant women -- 4
Total number of Floridians infected -- 42
For more information about the Zika virus, call the Florida Zika virus information hotline at 1-855-622-6735.
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