Melbourne, Fla.

Officials in Brevard County announced on Wednesday that a new case of the Zika virus has been confirmed bringing the total of people in Florida infected with the virus to 22.

The latest victim of the Zika virus was infected during a trip to Haiti.

All of the cases of Zika virus in Florida were people infected while traveling overseas.

Zika virus is currently most prevalent in Central and South America. The mosquito-borne virus is known to cause women who are pregnant to give birth to children with microcephaly, a condition that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads.

Florida Surgeon General John Armstrong has declared a public health emergency for the virus.

Currently, Zika infections are limited to Alachua, Brevard Broward, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Osceola, Santa Rosa, And St Johns counties.

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