This year's first case of Zika was discovered in Florida

Health officials in Florida are reporting the states first case of the Zika virus for this year has been found.

Florida's department of health says a Manatee County couple traveled to Cuba and one of them was bitten by a mosquito, and after returning home contracted the virus. The man's partner also contracted the virus from the trip.

Officials say there is no evidence of on going transmission along Florida's gulf coast or anywhere in the state. Florida did have close to 300 locally acquired zika virus infections last year