New York leads in rate of Zika infections

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New York State has the highest rate of Zika infections in the nation, with 883 cases or 11.23 for every 250,000 residents, according to figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Florida ranks second, with 10.83 cases for every 250,000 residents. The two states also rank first and second in total number of cases. In Florida. there were 139 locally acquired cases, which no other state is reporting. You can read about local companies in the Zika fight. This data in the map and table below represent the count as of Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

Zika rates by state, from Centers for Disease Control

Hover over any state to see the number of cases per 250,000 residents.

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StatesTotal casesRate per 250,000 residentsTravel-related casesTravel cases as % of nationLocally acquired cased
Alabama281.452810
Alaska00.00000
Arizona421.584210
Arkansas131.1013<10
California3122.0331280
Colorado462.184610
Connecticut584.035810
Delaware164.3216<10
District of Columbia259.672510
Florida*84710.8370818139
Georgia962.409620
Hawaii142.4914<10
Idaho40.624<10
Illinois761.477620
Indiana451.714510
Iowa171.3817<10
Kansas171.4717<10
Kentucky241.372410
Louisiana341.843410
Maine112.0711<10
Maryland1074.5110730
Massachusetts973.629720
Michigan621.576220
Minnesota532.445310
Mississippi231.922310
Missouri341.413410
Montana71.727<10
Nebraska121.6112<10
Nevada151.3415<10
New Hampshire112.0811<10
New Jersey1343.7613430
New Mexico91.089<10
New York88311.23883220
North Carolina731.857320
North Dakota20.692<10
Ohio691.496920
Oklahoma291.882910
Oregon332.103310
Pennsylvania**1472.8814740
Rhode Island337.853310
South Carolina532.775310
South Dakota20.592<10
Tennessee542.085410
Texas2372.2423760
Utah***151.2915<10
Vermont103.9910<10
Virginia902.729020
Washington531.905310
West Virginia111.4811<10
Wisconsin431.874310
Wyoming20.862<10

* Includes 139 locally acquired cases. **One additional case acquired through laboratory transmission. ***Includes one case with unknown route of person-to-person transmission.

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