Friday, April 22, 2016

CDC: Latest Zika Numbers For The United States

Laboratory-confirmed Zika virus disease cases reported to ArboNET by state or territory — United States, 2015–2016 (as of April 20, 2016)














# 11,301


While it is still early in the year for vector transmission of the Zika virus in the 48 contiguous states, there are now 8 confirmed cases of human-to-human (sexual) transmission, and 388 travel associated infections.

Florida leads the country with 84 imported cases, followed by New York (60), Texas (30) and California (29).
Among the territories, Puerto Rico leads with 474 lab-confirmed cases. The full run down for the week ending April 20th follows:


Zika virus disease in the United States, 2015–2016


As of April 20, 2016 (5 am EST)
  • Zika virus disease and Zika virus congenital infection are nationally notifiable conditions.
  • This update from the CDC Arboviral Disease Branch includes provisional data reported to ArboNET for January 1, 2015 – April 20, 2016.
US States
  • Travel-associated Zika virus disease cases reported: 388
  • Locally acquired vector-borne cases reported: 0
  • Total: 388
    • Pregnant: 33
    • Sexually transmitted: 8
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 1
US Territories
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 3
  • Locally acquired cases reported: 500
  • Total: 503
    • Pregnant: 48
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 4

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