TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Florida health officials are reporting the first sexually transmitted case of Zika in Miami-Dade County.READ MORE: Florida House To Take Up Transgender Athlete Ban
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: Florida Senate Committee Advances 'Anti-Riot' Measure
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: Miami Weather: Isolated Thunderstorms Expected Saturday Evening
The total number of Zika cases in Florida in 2017 is 205.