Eight new Zika cases confirmed, total is now 341

Today Online 14 Sep 16;

SINGAPORE — Eight new Zika cases were confirmed as at 3pm on Wednesday (Sept 14), bringing the total number of cases to 341, according to an update posted on the National Environment Agency’s Zika webpage.

This comes after no new cases were reported a day earlier.

The number of clusters stays at seven: Aljunied Crescent/Sims Drive/Paya Lebar Way/Kallang Way/Circuit Road/Geylang East Central/Geylang East Avenue 1; Bedok North Avenue 2/ Bedok North Avenue 3/ Bedok North Street 3; Joo Seng Road; Bishan Street 12; Elite Terrace; Ubi Crescent; and Jalan Raya/Circuit Road.

Of the eight new cases, four are in the Aljunied Crescent cluster, bringing the total number of cases there to 273 so far.

The other four cases were not attributed to any of the clusters listed on the website.

The authorities did not provide information on whether any of the new cases involved pregnant women.

To date, the reported number of pregnant women infected with Zika is eight.

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