Confirmed Dengue Fever Cases on the Big Island of Hawaii Rises to 230

The Dengue Fever outbreak on the Big Island continues and the total confirmed amount of cases rose by 6 more case since the last update bringing the total amount of confirmed cases to 230:

Mosquito Bite

As of January 21, 2016*:

Since the last update, HDOH has identified 6 new cases of dengue fever.  Currently, as many as 3 of the confirmed cases to date are potentially infectious to mosquitoes. All others are no longer infectious.

Potentially infectious individuals
3 Illness onset 1/11/16 to 1/16/16
Cases no longer infectious
227 Illness onset 9/11/15 to 1/8/16
Past and present confirmed cases (Cumulative TOTAL)
230

Of the confirmed cases, 208 are Hawaii Island residents and 22 are visitors.
188 cases have been adults; 42 have been children (<18 years of age). Onset of illness has ranged between 9/11/15 – 1/16/16.

As of today, a total of 962 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria.

dengue risk 12116