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8 new non-travel related Zika cases in Florida; 1 in Palm Beach County

Total Zika cases in Florida reach 771
Posted at 8:18 PM, Sep 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-13 04:31:37-04

The Florida Department of Health confirmed there are eight new non-travel related cases of Zika in Florida, including one in Palm Beach County.

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The eight new non-travel related Zika cases are made up of two cases from the Wynwood area, two from Miami Beach, three involving Miami-Dade residents, and one case involving a Palm Beach County resident.

Health officials are investigating the new non-travel related cases involving the Palm Beach County resident and the three Miami-Dade County residents in order to determine where exposure occurred.

New statistics released by the Florida Department of Health also indicate travel-related cases are up by seven, including two cases in Palm Beach.

The total number of Zika cases in Florida has reached 771.

Below is the complete breakdown of  Zika infections to-date, as provided by the Florida Department of Health.

Infection Type

Infection Count

Travel-Related Infections of Zika

621

Non-Travel Related Infections of Zika

64

Infections Involving Pregnant Women

86

Total

771

 

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