DPH: Zika Virus Statistics

Zika Virus Statistics


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In Connecticut, surveillance for Zika virus began on February 15, 2016. No locally acquired cases have been reported. The following annual statistics are preliminary and are current as of the date shown.

 


Zika Virus Testing, Cumulative Results 


Current as of April 19, 2017

1,486
 Number of Patients with Final Results    
1,094
 Number of Pregnant Patients with Final Results
113
 Number of Patients with Positive Results for Zika Virus
6
 Number of Pregnant Patients with Positive Results for Zika Virus
53
 Number of Patients with Positive Results for Flavivirus*
42
 Number of Pregnant Patients with Positive Results for Flavivirus*


Table 1. Number of Total Patients with Positive Zika or Flavivirus Test Results by
Country or Territory of Exposure - Connecticut, February 15, 2016 - April 19, 2017

 Countries/Territories of Exposure
Zika Positive  Flavivirus Positive* Total
 Aruba 
    11
 Belize
2
 
2
 Bonaire
1
  
1
 Brazil
   
2
2
 British Virgin Islands
2
  
2
 Colombia
2
2
4
 Curacao
1
  
1
 Dominican Republic
27
10
37
 Ecuador
 
1
1
 El Salvador
    
1
1
 Guatemala
3
7
10
 Haiti
1
9
10
 Honduras
2
3
5
 Jamaica
13
4
17
 Mexico
6
2
8
 Nicaragua
2
 
2
 Panama
1
  
1
 Puerto Rico
37
7
44
 St. Lucia
4
1
5
 St. Maarten
2
  
2
 St. Martin
1
  
1
 Trinidad and Tobago
2
  
2
 United States of America
1
  
1
 U.S. Virgin Islands
2
 
2
 Venezuela
1
3
4
 Total 
113
53
166


*Test results unable to distinguish between Zika virus, a single-stranded RNA virus in the genus Flavivirus, and others that are closely related including dengue, West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, and yellow fever viruses1. A positive test may mean infection with any of these viruses.
1. CDC. Interim Guidance for Interpretation of Zika Virus Antibody Test Results. MMWR. May 31, 2016. Accessed June 1, 2016.

Table 2. Numbers of Pregnant Patients with Positive Zika or Flavivirus Test Results by
Country or Territory of Exposure - Connecticut, February 15, 2016 - April 19, 2017

 Countries/Territories of Exposure
Zika Positive  Flavivirus Positive* Total
 Aruba 
    11
 Brazil
  
1
1
 Colombia
 
1
1
 Dominican Republic
1
6
7
 Ecuador
 
1
1
 El Salvador
   
1
1
 Guatemala
 
7
7
 Haiti
1
9
10
 Honduras
1
2
3
 Jamaica
2
3
5
 Mexico
1
2
3
 Puerto Rico
 
4
4
 St. Lucia
 
1
1
 Venezuela
 
3
3
 Total 
6
42
48

*Test results unable to distinguish between Zika virus, a single-stranded RNA virus in the genus Flavivirus, and others that are closely related including dengue, West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, and yellow fever viruses1. A positive test may mean infection with any of these viruses.
1. CDC. Interim Guidance for Interpretation of Zika Virus Antibody Test Results. MMWR. May 31, 2016. Accessed June 1, 2016.


Figure 1. Number of Patients with Positive Zika Virus Test Result by
Test Type and Month of Specimen Collection - Connecticut, February 15, 2016 -
April 19, 2017

{Positive Test Results}


Figure 2. Number of Pregnant Patients with Positive Zika or Flavivirus Test Results by
Month of Specimen Collection - Connecticut, February 15, 2016 - April 19, 2017

{Positive Pregnant Patients}









To contact the Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program, please call 860-509-7994.







Content Last Modified on 4/19/2017 4:19:47 PM