The individual affected had not travelled recently, but that person's partner had recently visited Cuba and was ill with symptoms consistent with Zika. If the department identifies an area where ongoing transmission of Zika is taking place, we will notify the public immediately.
The number of Zika cases reported in Florida so far in 2017 is now 118.
Health officials said six patients who locally acquired the virus tested positive early this year, but were exposed to the infected mosquitoes at the end of 2016.
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Based on data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tuesday's confirmed infection is the second Zika case acquired through sexual transmission in the continental U.S. this year.
Health officials stressed there is no evidence that mosquitoes are transmitting Zika anywhere in the state.
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Zika is transmitted primarily by the Aedes mosquito, but it can also be spread by sexual contact.
According to CDC guidance, providers should screen all pregnant women in the United States for possible Zika exposure and symptoms at each prenatal care visit.
The confirmed case involves a person in Pinellas County, officials said.
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"For other states, particularly here in the south where we have mosquito populations where this is some risk of local transmission".