KEY LARGO (CBSMiami) – The state’s health department has confirmed two new cases of Dengue fever in Monroe County.

These additional cases brings the county’s total so far this year to 47 cases.

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These individuals received medical treatment and are expected to make a full recovery.

Dengue fever is not contagious but is transmitted by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Symptoms of Dengue will appear within 14 days.

Dengue can present as a severe flu-like illness with severe muscle aches and pain, fever, and sometimes a rash. Usually, there are no respiratory symptoms.

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Keys residents are urged to keep the area around their residences free from containers that collect water, wearing protective clothing, and use insect repellents.