MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday there are 14 new Zika cases across the state; 8 are travel related and 6 are non-travel related.READ MORE: Miami Dolphins Host 11th Annual Dolphins Challenge To Raise Funds For Cancer Research
Of the eight travel related cases, three are in Polk County, two in Orange County, one in Broward County, one in Monroe and one involving a pregnant woman. No location was given for the pregnant woman.
Of the six new non-travel related cases:
- One case is a Miami-Dade County resident that had exposure in Miami Beach.
- Three cases are Miami-Dade County residents and the department is investigating where exposure occurred.
- One case is a Palm Beach County resident and the department is investigating where exposure occurred.
- One Broward County resident tested positive for Zika and had likely exposure in Miami-Dade County. It’s not believed that this person contracted Zika in Broward County.
There are also two non-Florida residents who tested positive for Zika and had exposure in Miami-Dade County.
The Zika transmission zone in Miami Beach is a 4.5 mile area within the boundaries of 8th and 63rd streets.READ MORE: Florida House To Take Up Transgender Athlete Ban
Earlier Wednesday, Miami-Dade officials released the exact locations where Zika-positive mosquitos were found on Miami Beach.
There are currently 115 non-travel-related Zika cases in Florida and 700 travel-related cases. Of those cases, 92 pregnant women have been infected.
Zika infections are mild for most people but can cause severe brain-related birth defects, including a dangerously small head, if women are infected during pregnancy.MORE NEWS: Florida Senate Committee Advances 'Anti-Riot' Measure