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 March 22, 2017

1,413
 Number of Patients with Final Results    
1,038
 Number of Pregnant Patients with Final Results
112
 Number of Patients with Positive Results for Zika Virus
6
 Number of Pregnant Patients with Positive Results for Zika Virus
52
 Number of Patients with Positive Results for Flavivirus*
41
 Number of Pregnant Patients with Positive Results for Flavivirus*


Table: Travel History of Patients with Positive Test Results by
Zika Affected Country or Territory Visited - Connecticut, February 15, 2016 - March 22, 2017


 Countries/Territories Visited
Zika Positive  Flavivirus Positive* Total
 Aruba 
   11
 Belize
2
 
2
 Bonaire
1
 
1
 Brazil
  
1
1
 British Virgin Islands
1
 
1
 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 
112
52
164


*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, 3016. Accessed June 1, 2016.


Figure: Number of Patients with Positive Zika Virus Test Result by
Test Type and Month of Specimen Collection - Connecticut, February 15, 2016 -
March 22, 2017


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







Content Last Modified on 3/22/2017 9:38:40 AM