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#USA, #Texas: Reported #Zika Virus Cases – December 20, 2016 (DoH, edited)

 

Title: #USA, #Texas: Reported #Zika Virus Cases – December 20, 2016.

Subject: Zika Virus, current epidemiological situation in Texas.

Source: US State of Texas Department of Health, full page: (LINK).

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Reported Zika Virus Cases – December 20, 2016

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DSHS and Cameron County Health and Human Services have announced five cases of Zika virus disease likely transmitted by a mosquitoes in Texas. Additional information on those cases and the response is available at the news release links above.

Through the week ending Dec. 16, Texas has reported 283 cases of illness due to Zika virus.

Aside from the five Cameron County cases, all other Zika cases in Texas were associated with travel to an area where Zika was being spread.

The count includes 20 pregnant women, two infants infected before birth, and two people who had sexual contact with travelers.

 

Texas Zika Cases by County:

[County – Cases]

  1. Angelina – 2
  2. Bastrop  - 1
  3. Bell  - 6
  4. Bexar  - 2
  5. Brazoria  - 1
  6. Brazos – 4
  7. Burnet  - 1
  8. Cameron – 15
  9. Collin  - 5
  10. Dallas  - 46
  11. Denton  - 9
  12. El Paso  - 3
  13. Ellis  - 1
  14. Fort Bend  - 9
  15. Frio  - 1
  16. Galveston – 8
  17. Gray  - 1
  18. Grayson  - 1
  19. Gregg  - 1
  20. Hamilton  - 1
  21. Harris  - 70
  22. Hidalgo  - 4
  23. Hockley  - 1
  24. Jackson  - 1
  25. Jefferson  - 2
  26. Jones  - 1
  27. Lee  - 1
  28. Lubbock  - 1
  29. Matagorda  - 1
  30. Medina  - 1
  31. Midland  - 1
  32. Montgomery  - 1
  33. Navarro  - 1
  34. Palo Pinto  - 1
  35. Parker  - 1
  36. Randall  - 1
  37. Rusk  - 1
  38. Smith – 1
  39. Starr – 1
  40. Tarrant  - 26
  41. Travis – 14
  42. Upshur  - 1
  43. Val Verde  - 1
  44. Walker  - 1
  45. Williamson  - 5
  46. Webb  - 6
  47. Wise  - 1
    • Note: Zika case data for Texas will be updated each Tuesday no later than 11 a.m.

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Keywords: USA; Updates; Texas; Zika Virus.

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