The numbers: Zika virus in SC

A report by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control (DHEC) is shows the latest statistics of Zika virus in South Carolina.

As of July 5, 2016, there were a total of seven cases reported in South Carolina, all which were travel-associated cases.

Of those, six were in travelers who were infected abroad and diagnosed after they returned home.

One case involved a South Carolina resident who had sexual contact with someone who acquired the Zika infection while traveling abroad.

None of the cases involved pregnant women.

There were no locally acquired vector-borne cases.

Due to federal privacy restrictions, DHEC is unable to provide additional information concerning any individual, including details about physical condition, hospitalization, age, sex, and residence.

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