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Florida health officials are reporting the state's first case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a mosquito.

The state's first sexually-transmitted case of Zika virus in 2017 has been confirmed in Pinellas County.

Health Officials Find Another Local Zika Case In Miami-Dade

Aug 30, 2016

State health officials on Monday reported another locally transmitted case of the Zika virus in Miami-Dade County. 

Three More Local Zika Cases Found In Miami-Dade

Aug 18, 2016

State health officials said Wednesday they have found three more Zika cases believed to have been caused by mosquito bites in Miami-Dade County, bringing to 33 the number of locally transmitted cases in South Florida.

Florida is reporting more cases of Zika spread by Miami mosquitoes, but the governor says the infection zone is shrinking.

Zika Cases Climb As Scott Reassures Lawmakers

Aug 8, 2016

With Florida's Zika cases climbing to 422 on Friday, including another locally transmitted case, Gov. Rick Scott held a rare conference call with state lawmakers to outline continued efforts to limit the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease that can cause birth defects.

Florida health department officials have been tight-lipped about the investigation into a possible locally-transmitted case of Zika virus in Miami-Dade County.