Confirmed Dengue Fever Cases on the Big Island of Hawaii Rises to 258

The Dengue Fever outbreak on the Big Island continues and the total confirmed amount of cases rose by 2 more since the last update bringing the total amount of confirmed cases to 258:

Mosquito Bite

As of February 18, 2016*:

Since the last update, HDOH has identified 2 new case 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 2/8/16 – 2/13/2016
Cases no longer infectious
255 Illness onset 9/11/15 to 2/6/16
Past and present confirmed cases (Cumulative TOTAL)
258

Of the confirmed cases, 234 are Hawaii Island residents and 24 are visitors.
212 cases have been adults; 46 have been children (<18 years of age). Onset of illness has ranged between 9/11/15 – 2/13/16.

As of today, a total of 1246 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria.

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