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16 March 2017
Areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission  

Outbreaks of Zika virus infection have been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.

For countries and areas with ongoing transmission, please see:

World Health Organization

According to World Health Organization (WHO), countries and areas of Categories 1 and 2 of the following table are considered to have ongoing Zika virus transmission.

 

WHO Regional Office

Country / territory / subnational area

Total

Category 1: Area with new introduction or re-introduction with ongoing transmission

AFRO

Angola; Cape Verde; Guinea-Bissau

3

AMRO/PAHO

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia; Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curacao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Saint Barthelemy; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint-Martin; St Maarten; St Vincent and the Grenadines; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; the United States; the US Virgin Islands; Venezuela

47

SEARO

Maldives

1

WPRO

American Samoa; Fiji; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Tonga

10

Subtotal

61

Category 2: Area either with evidence of virus circulation before 2015 or area with ongoing transmission that is no longer in the new or re-introduction phase, but where there is no evidence of interruption

AFRO

Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Cote d’Ivoire; Gabon; Nigeria; Senegal; Uganda

9

AMRO/PAHO

Haiti

1

SEARO

Indonesia; Thailand; Bangladesh

3

WPRO

Cambodia; Laos; Malaysia; Philippines; Vietnam

5

Subtotal

18

Category 3: Area with interrupted transmission and with potential for future transmission

AMRO/PAHO

Easter Island (Chile)

1

WPRO

Cook Islands; French Polynesia; New Caledonia; Vanuatu

4

Subtotal

5

Category 4: Area with established competent vector but no known documented past or current transmission

AFRO

Benin; Botswana; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Kenya; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Reunion; Rwanda; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Sudan; Togo; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe

33

AMRO/PAHO

Uruguay

1

EMRO

Djibouti; Egypt; Oman; Pakistan; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Yemen

8

EURO

Georgia; Região Autónoma de Madeira (Portugal); Russia; Turkey

4

SEARO

Bhutan; India; Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka; Timor-Leste

6

WPRO

Australia; Brunei Darussalam; China; Christmas Island; Guam; Kiribati; Nauru; Niue; Northern Mariana Islands; Tokelau; Tuvalu; Wallis and Futuna

12

Subtotal

64

Total

148

For details, please refer to WHO’s latest Zika virus situation report.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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