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Title: #Zika #Case #Counts in the #US as of September 21 2016.

Subject: Zika Virus, weekly US update.

Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), full page: (LINK).

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Zika Case Counts in the US as of September 21 2016

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Language: [ English | Español | Português ]

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As of September 21, 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 01, 2015 – September 21, 2016.

US States

  • Locally acquired mosquito-borne cases reported: 43
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 3,314
  • Laboratory acquired cases reported:  1
    • Total: 3,358
      • Sexually transmitted: 28
      • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 8

US Territories

  • Locally acquired cases reported: 19,706
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 71
    • Total: 19,777 *
      • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 37

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*Sexually transmitted cases are not reported for US territories because with local transmission of Zika virus it is not possible to determine whether infection occurred due to mosquito-borne or sexual transmission.

 

Laboratory-confirmed Zika virus disease cases reported to ArboNET by state or territory — United States, 2015–2016 (as of September 21, 2016)§

[States - Travel-associated cases*: No. (% of cases in states)(N=3,315) - Locally acquired cases†: No. (% of cases in states)(N=43)]

  1. Alabama – 27 (1) – 0 (0)
  2. Arizona – 29 (1) – 0 (0)
  3. Arkansas – 10 (<1) – 0 (0)
  4. California – 243 (7) – 0 (0)
  5. Colorado – 35 (1) – 0 (0)
  6. Connecticut – 58 (2) – 0 (0)
  7. Delaware – 13 (<1) – 0 (0)
  8. District of Columbia – 23 (1) – 0 (0)
  9. Florida – 652 (20) – 43 (100)
  10. Georgia – 79 (2) – 0 (0)
  11. Hawaii – 12 (<1) – 0 (0)
  12. Idaho – 3 (<1) – 0 (0)
  13. Illinois – 67 (2) – 0 (0)
  14. Indiana – 33 (1) – 0 (0)
  15. Iowa – 16 (<1) – 0 (0)
  16. Kansas – 14 (<1) – 0 (0)
  17. Kentucky – 24 (1) – 0 (0)
  18. Louisiana – 29 (1) – 0 (0)
  19. Maine – 11 (<1) – 0 (0)
  20. Maryland – 99 (3) – 0 (0)
  21. Massachusetts – 67 (2) – 0 (0)
  22. Michigan – 56 (2) – 0 (0)
  23. Minnesota – 47 (1) – 0 (0)
  24. Mississippi – 21 (1) – 0 (0)
  25. Missouri – 27 (1) – 0 (0)
  26. Montana – 7 (<1) – 0 (0)
  27. Nebraska – 8 (<1) – 0 (0)
  28. Nevada – 14 (<1) – 0 (0)
  29. New Hampshire – 8 (<1) – 0 (0)
  30. New Jersey – 117 (4) – 0 (0)
  31. New Mexico – 6 (<1) – 0 (0)
  32. New York – 715 (22) – 0 (0)
  33. North Carolina – 61 (2) – 0 (0)
  34. North Dakota – 1 (<1) – 0 (0)
  35. Ohio – 41 (1) – 0 (0)
  36. Oklahoma – 26 (1) – 0 (0)
  37. Oregon – 27 (1) – 0 (0)
  38. Pennsylvania†† – 106 (3) – 0 (0)
  39. Rhode Island – 29 (1) – 0 (0)
  40. South Carolina – 31 (1) – 0 (0)
  41. South Dakota – 1 (<1) – 0 (0)
  42. Tennessee – 49 (1) – 0 (0)
  43. Texas – 195 (6) – 0 (0)
  44. Utah - 12** (<1) – 0 (0)
  45. Vermont – 7 (<1) – 0 (0)
  46. Virginia – 81 (2) – 0 (0)
  47. Washington – 34 (1) – 0 (0)
  48. West Virginia – 11 (<1) – 0 (0)
  49. Wisconsin – 31 (1) – 0 (0)
  50. Wyoming – 2 (<1) – 0 (0)

[Territories - Travel-associated cases*: No. (% of cases in territories)(N=71) - Locally acquired cases†: No. (% of cases in territories)(N=19,706)]

  1. American Samoa – 0 (0) – 46 (<1)
  2. Puerto Rico – 70 (99) - 19,395*** (98)
  3. US Virgin Islands – 1 (1) – 265 (1)

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§Only includes cases meeting the probable or confirmed CSTE case definition and does not include asymptomatic infections unless the case is a pregnant woman with a complication of pregnancy

*Travelers returning from affected areas, their sexual contacts, or infants infected in utero

†Presumed local mosquito-borne transmission

††One additional case acquired through laboratory transmission

**Includes one case with unknown route of person-to-person transmission.

***The Puerto Rico Department of Health is retroactively reporting cases, resulting in larger than normal increases in cases in recent weeks.

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Keywords: US CDC; USA; Updates; Zika Virus.

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