Spanish officials say a pregnant woman is among the seven people identified as being infected with the Zika virus there after visiting affected countries. 
 
The Health Ministry says in a statement that the woman traveled to Colombia, was presumably infected during the trip and is in her third trimester of pregnancy. 

Recife Brazil Jan 26 2016 Aedes aegypti mosquitos

International health authorities are trying to determine if the mosquito-borne Zika virus illness is linked to birth defects in Brazil. (Mario Tama/Getty)


 
The statement Thursday said she was under medical supervision in the northeastern region of Catalonia. 
 
It did not further disclose details about her condition or the condition of her unborn child. 
 
The ministry says the number of cases diagnosed so far are within expectations and do not pose a risk for the virus to be spread in Spain.
 
 International health authorities are trying to determine if the mosquito-borne illness is linked to birth defects in Brazil.