Title: #USA, #Texas: Reported #Zika Virus Cases – March 21, 2017.
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 – March 21, 2017
DSHS provides updates every Tuesday on the number of Zika virus disease cases in Texas by the patient’s county of residence.
As of the week ending March 17, seven Zika cases have been reported for 2017 with 317 cases reported for 2015 and 2016.
[County – No. of Cases]
- Bexar – 1
- Brazoria – 1
- Cameron- 2
- Collin – 1
- Lubbock – 1
- Smith – 1
Full data for previous years is available at TexasZika.org.
DSHS will continue to update the page as additional 2016 cases are reported.
National Zika Pregnancy Registry
- March 21, 2017 - Weekly Texas Data for National Zika Pregnancy Registry
Texas has reported 234 individuals into the CDC’s Zika Pregnancy Registry. The registry includes pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika infection and their infants, regardless of laboratory evidence. Texas provides data to the Zika Pregnancy Registry weekly.
The registry casts a wider net – beyond reported Zika cases – to track and follow pregnancies that may have been impacted by Zika.
Keywords: USA; Updates; Zika Virus; Texas.