Confirmed Dengue Fever Cases on the Big Island of Hawaii Rises to 223

The Dengue Fever outbreak on the Big Island continues and the total confirmed amount of cases rose by 5 more case since the last update bringing the total amount of confirmed cases to 223.

Mosquito Bite

As of January 15, 2016*:

Since the last update, HDOH has identified 5 new cases of dengue fever.  Currently, as many as 5 of the confirmed cases to date are potentially infectious to mosquitoes. All others are no longer infectious.

Potentially infectious individuals
5 Illness onset  1/6/16 – 1/8/16
Cases no longer infectious
218 Illness onset 9/11/15 to 1/4/16
Past and present confirmed cases (Cumulative TOTAL)
223

Of the confirmed cases, 201 are Hawaii Island residents and 22 are visitors.
181 cases have been adults; 42 have been children (<18 years of age). Onset of illness has ranged between 9/11/15 – 1/8/16.

As of today, a total of 893 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria.

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