Dominica's Health Ministry has confirmed 28 cases of the mosquito-borne Zika Virus here to date.
The first case of the virus was confirmed here on March 15, 2016.
Among those confirmed to have the virus are two pregnant women.
While health practitioners across the region have been appealing to women to avoid getting pregnant due to the potentially devastating consequences for pregnant women and their babies, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Johnson, says there were no reported complications with pregnant women.
He says the two cases involving the pregnant women are of the greatest concern to health officials and they are being monitored.
“We have a complete team of medical personnel, specialists who are monitoring these individuals to ensure that they provide, I should add, psychosocial support to the individuals and bring all of the necessary investigation and monitoring by our experts” he said.
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