No Zika In Wynwood For 26 Days, Warning Could Be Lifted This Month

No new cases of locally transmitted have been reported in Wynwood for 25 days, the Wynwood Business Improvement District announced yesterday.

If the streak continues, the CDC has informed the Wynwood BID that the advisory will be lifted on September 19.

Zika was only every being actively transmitted by mosquitoes in a single, 500 square foot business in Wynwood. Officials nevertheless deemed it necessary to create a one square mile warning zone.

Despite the lack of new cases, Zika could always return in the same way that it was first brought in. CDC and state officials also declared an active transmission zone in Miami Beach (with mosquitoes trapped there confirmed to be carrying the disease), and are also investigating other cases throughout the state.