Zika Virus Update

 

Number of Confirmed and Probable Cases of Zika Virus Disease in Virginia by Year*

Region 2016 2017
Central 17 1
Eastern 10 1
Northern 56 3
Northwest 18 1
Southwest 11 1
Total 112 7

*Cases of Zika virus disease are being classified according to the current case definition here and meet both symptom and laboratory criteria; congenital disease cases are excluded. All Virginia cases are associated with travel to a Zika-affected area. Zika virus disease case counts reported on this website might vary from those on CDC’s website because of methodology differences.

Number of pregnant women residing in Virginia with laboratory evidence of possible Zika virus infection, 2016-2017: 67

CDC and VDH recommend that pregnant women not travel to any area where there is a risk of Zika virus infection. For more information about the US Zika Pregnancy Registry, please see here.

Data as of October 18, 2017. During the mosquito season (May-October), counts will be updated every Friday.