Situation Report #6: Zika in Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, 2016 (June 10, 2016)

from Government of the Federated States of Micronesia
Published on 10 Jun 2016

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2015 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 12 confirmed cases and 11 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

-Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/17/2016, 3/19/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 8 (F), 37 (F). None with a travel history.

-71 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.