21 confirmed Zika virus cases reported in Florida

Health officials say 1 additional case reported in Broward


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – An additional case of Zika virus was reported in Florida on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 21, according to the Florida Department of Health.

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One more confirmed case of Zika was reported in Broward County on Monday. All cases are travel-related and have not been locally acquired, officials said.

The following counties have confirmed Zika virus cases:

  • Hillsborough: 3 cases
  • Miami-Dade: 7 cases
  • Lee: 3 cases
  • Santa Rosa: 1 case
  • Broward: 4 cases
  • St. Johns: 1 case
  • Osceola: 1 case
  • Alachua: 1 case

Officials also said none of the confirmed Zika cases involved pregnant women. 

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