Isolated sites with significant coral disease were reported near Virginia Key (Miami-Dade County).
Widespread disease was confirmed as far north as Pompano Beach down to Biscayne National Park.
The disease continued to spread to Palm Beach County and to the Upper Florida Keys (Lower Matecumbe Key).
Reports of widespread disease were confirmed as far north as St. Lucie Inlet in Martin County and to the southern boundary of the Upper Florida Keys.
The disease expanded into the Lower Florida Keys and was suspected in Jamaica.
Signs of disease were reported in the Mexican Caribbean.
Disease corals were discovered in St. Maarten.
The disease outbreak reached beyond Key West and was reported in St. Thomas, USVI.