Updated Map Shows New Risk Areas for Potential Dengue Infection – Kona Downgraded

An updated map of potential areas of infection by mosquito for confirmed dengue fever cases has been released:

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This map should not be used to exclude any areas of the island from proactive mosquito control measures. All residents islandwide are encouraged to Fight The Bite by reducing mosquito breeding grounds and protecting themselves from mosquito bites.

Past and present confirmed cases of Dengue Fever on Hawaii Island is at 252 (Cumulative TOTAL)

Of the confirmed cases, 228 are Hawaii Island residents and 24 are visitors.
207 cases have been adults; 45 have been children (<18 years of age). Onset of illness has ranged between 9/11/15 – 2/1/16.

As of today, a total of 1160 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria.

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