Puerto Rico has a history of previous Zika Virus transmission.
There is currently no evidence of an ongoing Zika Virus outbreak.
However, there is limited information available and there may be delays in detecting and reporting new cases.
Take meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures during the daytime.
Does Puerto Rico have Zika 2019?
Puerto Rico reported 18 locally-acquired Zika virus cases during 2019. Zika virus transmission has been found in all countries in the Region of the Americas except for mainland Chile, Uruguay, and Canada. And, the US Territory of Puerto Rico has reported 18 locally-acquired Zika cases, as of June 5, 2019.
Is it safe to travel to Puerto Rico right now?
While recent government mandates may disrupt current tourism activity on the Island through May 3, 2020, keeping our visitors and residents safe is our number one priority right now. Additionally, the government of Puerto Rico issued an Island-wide curfew for everyone, including tourists, through May 3, 2020.
Is it safe to go to Puerto Rico pregnant?
A: Zika does exist in Puerto Rico, but it is very rare. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you should talk with your doctor before traveling to Puerto Rico or anywhere else that has experienced Zika.
How many cases of Zika are in Puerto Rico?
Over the course of 16 months, more than 35 400 cases of Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Puerto Rico. This represents 85% of all cases reported in the USA and its territories.