New travel related Zika case in Collier

Posted at 6:38 PM, Sep 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 18:38:27-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- The Center of Disease Control has confirmed a new travel-related case in Collier County, bringing Southwest Florida's total to 20. 

Researchers at the University of Miami are coming up with new ways to test for the virus. They are working on a vaccine and a diagnosis test, that only takes minutes to reveal results. Right now, the process takes weeks for results. The new tests will use a person's blood, urine or saliva, making the tests easy for local health clinics. 

The total of Travel-Related Infections of Zika in Florida is now 689. 

The total of Non-Travel-Related Infections of Zika in Florida is 105. 

The total of Infections Involving Pregnant Women in Florida is 90. 

Out of State Cases (not Florida Residents) is 10.