Health officials confirm 1 new Zika case in Orange County

Total number of cases in Florida up to 96


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health on Friday said there is one new travel-related case of the Zika virus in Orange County.

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The new case in Orange County and an additional one in Pasco County bring the total number of cases in Florida to 96.


The following counties have reported Zika cases:


Alachua: 4
Brevard: 2
Broward: 15
Clay: 1
Collier: 1
Hillsborough: 3
Lee: 4
Miami-Dade: 39
Orange: 6
Osceola: 4
Palm Beach: 5
Pasco: 1
Polk: 3
Santa Rosa: 1
Seminole: 1
St. Johns: 1
Cases involving pregnant women* 5
Total:  96


Counties of the pregnant women will not be shared.


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Zika generally causes a rash, fever and joint pain.

A Zika Virus Information Hotline was also started for Florida residents and visitors. The number is 855-622-6735.