Fifth case of Zika virus confirmed in Palm Beach County; Florida total at 94

Fifth case of Zika virus confirmed in Palm Beach County; Florida total at 94

One new Zika case has been confirmed in Palm Beach County, bringing the total to five.

The Florida Department of Health says the travel-related case brings the statewide total to 94.


All cases are travel-related and five of the patients are pregnant women.

The CDC recommends that women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant avoid travel to Zika affected areas.

The county-by-county breakdown of Florida's Zika cases:

County
Number of Cases (all travel related)
Alachua
4
Brevard
2
Broward
15
Clay
1
Collier
1
Hillsborough
3
Lee
4
Miami-Dade
39
Orange
5
Osceola
4
Palm Beach
5
Polk
3
Santa Rosa
1
Seminole
1
St. Johns
1
Cases involving pregnant women*
5
Total
94
 
 
 
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