1 new case of travel-related Zika in St. Johns County

Heather Crawford anchors. 9/7/2016

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla.—Nineteen new cases of Zika have been reported in Florida, bumping up the total to 676 of travel-related cases statewide, including 4 in St. Johns County, state health officials say.

One new case was reported in St. Johns, 11 in Miami-Dade, four in Broward, one in Monroe and one in Pasco, the Florida Health Department says in a news release.

There are 56 non-travel-related cases in the state, the vast majority of which in a 1-square mile area of Miami, but now there are reported locally contracted cases reported in Pinellas County and Palm Beach County as well.

Eighty pregnant women are infected, the state says.

Local travel-related Zika numbers are as follows:

  • Alachua | 8
  • Clay | 3
  • Duval | 8
  • St. Johns | 4


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