TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Florida health officials are reporting the first sexually transmitted case of Zika in Miami-Dade County.READ MORE: Florida School District Defies Gov. Ron DeSantis' Ban On Masks
Florida’s Department of Health said Friday while the individual did not travel, their partner had recently traveled to several areas where Zika transmission could occur, including Cuba, an area with ongoing active transmission of Zika.READ MORE: State Senator Gary Farmer Says Governor’s Executive Order Preventing School Mask Mandates Is Unconstitutional
Both individuals have tested positive for Zika.
Health officials stress there is no evidence of ongoing, active transmission of Zika anywhere in Florida.MORE NEWS: President Biden Criticizes Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
The total number of Zika cases in Florida in 2017 is 205.