Florida health officials report 311 Zika virus cases

Authorities report 18 new travel-related cases

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MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – As of Friday, Florida had 311 Zika virus patients, according to the Florida Department of Health. 

The steady increase of reports includes 18 new travel-related cases and 43 patients who were pregnant. 

The virus spread to 28 counties. The counties with more cases are Miami-Dade with 84 and Broward with 43. 

For more information about the reports, call the Zika virus information hotline at 1-855-622-6735.


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