Martin County dengue fever update: Another case detected

Another case of dengue fever has been confirmed in Martin County.

It was discovered during a community survey of the disease.

Health officials collected close to 400 blood samples in September. One of those samples tested positive. That brings the total to 22 locally-acquired cases.

Results for 40 samples require more testing.

Currently, a dengue fever advisory remains in effect the Rio and Jensen Beach areas and routine community surveillance continues.

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