18 cases of unknown illness, reported "flushing, pruritus (itch), and in some cases, fever and pain in the body" in Bahia state of Brazil
"On March 26, 2015, serum samples were obtained from 24 patients (Table) at Santa Helena Hospital in Camaçari who were given a presumptive diagnosis of an acute viral illness by emergency department physicians...Samples from 7 (29.2%) patients were positive by RT-PCR for ZIKV (369-bp fragment)"
First confirmation of the disease in Brazil by ProMED - ahead of Brazil MOH
16 cases in Brazil: 8 cases in Bahia State, 8 cases in Rio Grande do Norte State
1 cases reported in Roraima State, Brazil. Patient visited Bahia previously.
3 cases reported in Alagoas State, Brazil
"On 30 May 2015, the health authorities of the State of Rio de Janeiro have reported the first case"
First case confirmed in Pará State, Brazil
First case confirmed in Maranhão State, Brazil - however unclear if the case had recent travel / is an indigenous case.
34 cases reported from 8 states: Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, São Paulo, Alagoas, Pará, Roraima, Reio de Janiero, and Maranhão.
Pernambuco state confirms 4 cases.
Ceará state confirms 10 cases.
João Pessoa, Paraíba State confirms 11 cases.
1 confirmed case in Paraná State, Brazil
3 confirmed cases in Teresina, Piauí State
Cases confirmed in 13 states in Brazil: Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, Sao Paulo, Alagoas, Pará, Roraima, Rio de Janeiro, Maranhão, Pernambuco, Ceará, Paraíba, Paraná and Piauí
Second case confirmed in Paraná State.
13 confirmed cases in Alagoas State, Brazil
17 confirmed cases in Roraima State, Brazil
1 confirmed case in Matto Grosso State, Brazil
4 total confirmed cases in Matto Grosso State, Brazil
5 confirmed cases, 184 suspected cases in Matto Grosso State, Brazil
15 confirmed cases in Alagoas State, Brazil
First 9 cases confirmed in Colombia (Bolívar Department) - says introduced by tourist from Brazil
Cases confirmed in 14 states: Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Paraná, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Roraima, and São Paulo
Cases confirmed in 5 departments: Antioquia, Bolívar, Norte de Santander, Sucre and San Andrés
Colombia reports 156 cases
Colombia reports 239 cases, all from previously confirmed departments (see 28 October 2015)
First 8 cases in Risaralda Department, Colombia
First 2 confirmed cases in Suriname
First 2 cases from Espirito Santo State, Brazil
Case breakdown in 5 departments: 103 in Bolivar, 37 in Antioquia, 37 in San Andres, 16 in Cucuta (Norte de Santander), 12 in Sincelejo (Sucre)
First case confirmed in Zacapa, Guatemala
News report of 340 cases confirmed in Colombia, Bolívar (81 cases), Antioquia (47), Norte de Santander (44), San Andrés (37) and Risaralda , with 18 cases
Mexico reports first imported case: Queretaro state, Mexico from Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Colombia reports 393 cases
First 3 cases confirmed in El Salvador
Cases confirmed in 18 states: Roraima, Pará, Amazon, Roraima, Tocantins, Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Espírito Santo, Mato Grosso and Paraná
First 2 autochthonous cases in Mexico (states: Nuevo Leon, Chiapas) combined with previous imported case = 3 cases total
First 6 confirmed cases in Paraguay, 14 suspected
First death reported in Brazil (state of Maranhão)
35 cases reported in Pará State, Brazil
17 suspected cases in Venezuela
First 3 confirmed cases in Panama, Ustupu island in Guna Yala
13 cases reported in Caldas, Colombia
29 cases reported in Guatemala (22 in Zacapa, 7 in Escuintla)
4 cases confirmed in Bolivar State, Venezuela
New case in Panama, brings total to 4
173 cases reported in town of Monteria in Colombia, article suggests this is an underestimation
578 cases reported in Colombia
A patient just returned from Haiti, where she became ill on 16 Dec 2015 with fever and joint pain.
First 2 confirmed cases in Honduras
First indigenous case reported in Goias state, Brazil
3 new cases confirmed by health minister, total rises to 8.
First confirmed case in Martinique
Alagoas State cases are as follows: 3 Arapiraca; 1 Cacimbinhas; 1 Cologne Leopoldina; 2 Delmiro Gouveia; 13 Maceio; 1 Maribondo; 3 Great Forest; 2 of Camaragibe Matrix; 1 Murici; 1 of Palmeira dos Indios; 1 of Santana do Ipanema; and 3 of São Miguel dos Campos
Deputy Health Minister, Francis Contreras, confirmed Tuesday that so far 40 cases of Zika reported in Honduras.
2 new cases in Guna Yala, Panama epidemiological alert issued