Two more cases of zika reported in the Cayman Islands

Public health officials have confirmed that they have received two more positive zika virus tests on blood taken from patients in the Cayman Islands with no travel history.

Acting medical officer of health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez said that, since Wednesday 17 August, ten additional results have come in from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), with two being positive. There are now five locally transmitted cases of the virus in the Cayman Islands, including the couple with the latest positive results.

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