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.
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:
Palm Beach: 5
Santa Rosa: 1
St. Johns: 1
Cases involving pregnant women* 5
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.
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