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Second pregnant woman confirmed with Zika virus

A second pregnant woman has tested positive for the Zika virus. Public Health said new test results received since Wednesday’s (11 October) update bring the total number of lab-confirmed cases to 28 – 18 of local transmission, and ten imported cases.

Public Health did not provide an update to the number of clinically suspected cases, which are physician diagnosed cases on patients that don’t require testing under World Health Organization guidelines.

Zika town hall meetings start next week at the following locations:

18 October – Bodden Town Civic Centre – 5:30pm
25 October – John A Cumber Primary – 5:30pm
1 November – North Side Civic Centre – 5:30pm
8 November – East End Civic Centre – 5:30pm

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Joe Avary

Joe Avary

Joe Avary has been with Cayman 27 since 2014. He brings 20 years in television experience to the job, working hard every day to bring the people of Cayman stories that inform the public and make a difference in the community. Joe hopes his love for the Cayman Islands shines through in his informative and entertaining weather reports. If you have a story idea for Joe or just want to say hello, call him at 324-2141 or send an email to

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