The National Institute of Health in Colombia has published its weekly Boletín Epidemiológico for week 14. Click or tap through to download the PDF; the section of vector-borne diseases starts on page 73, and Zika numbers start on page 89. Here's a summary of those numbers:
From the start of the outbreak in week 40 of 2015 to week 14 of 2016, 3,292 confirmed Zika cases have been reported as well as 65,338 clinically suspected cases. In week 14 itself, 231 new confirmed cases have been reported along with 3,560 suspected. Out of all cases, 2,061 were detected; the others are late reports from earlier weeks.
Taking confirmed and suspected Zika cases together, 66.97% are in women and 59.52% are in working-age adults. Those between 25 and 29 make up 13.94% of cases, babies one year old are 2.66%, and 3.5% are in adults 65 and older. Indigenous Colombians are 0.73% of cases and Afro-Colombians are 2.03%.
From the start of the outbreak to the present, 1,076 confirmed cases are in pregnant women, and 10,674 cases are suspected in pregnant women who report having had symptoms compatible with Zika. The department of Norte de Santander has 2,353 confirmed and suspected cases, 19.01% of the total.
Intensified surveillance for microcephaly
Between weeks 1 and 12 of 2016, two confirmed cases of Zika-related microcephaly have been reported, 15 cases remain under study, and 16 cases were discarded. In week 13, three live births with microcephaly were reported, and one in week 14. Their etiological causes are now under study.
Surveillance for neurological syndromes
From the start of the outbreak to week 14, 445 cases of neurological syndromes have been reported: Guillain-Barré, rising polyneuropathies, and other similar neurological conditions, with febrile antecedents compatible with Zika virus. Norte de Santander has 83 cases (18.65%), followed by the district of Barranquilla with 63 cases (14.16%). Men make up 57.3% of cases, and persons over 65 are 11.9% of cases. Guillain-Barré syndrome was diagnosed is 298 (66.96%) of neurological cases.