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2001: Number of Reported Cases of
Dengue & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF),
Region of the Americas (by country and subregion)

Provisional figures for reported & confirmed cases,
to week noted by each country

Country or Subregion Weeka D & DHFb Incidencec Serotyped DHFe Deaths Population**
Argentina Week 52 11 0.03 All imported 0 0 37,448
Bolivia*** Week 52 176 14.67 DEN 1 0 0 1,200
Brazil Week 50 413,067 239.38 DEN 1, 2, 3 679 29 172,559
Colombia Week 52 55,437 272.71 DEN 1, 2, 4 6,563 54 20,328
Costa Rica*** Week 52 9,237 818.16 DEN 2 37 0 1,129
Cuba Week 52 11,432 101.58 DEN 3 69 2 11,254
Dominican Republic Week 47 3,592 42.28   4 0 8,495
Ecuador Week 38 10,919 84.77 DEN 2, 3 55 0 12,880
El Salvador Week 52 1,093 17.09 DEN 2 54 4 6,397
Guatemala Week 52 4,516 38.64 DEN 2, 4 4 2 11,687
Haiti See Halstead et al. (2001) Amer J Trop Med Hyg 65 (3): 180-183.
Honduras Week 52 9,077 138.05   431 0 6,575
Mexico* Week 52 6,210 6.19   191 0 100,368
Nicaragua Week 52 2,104 40.40 DEN 2, 3 458 21 5,208
Panama Week 52 1,545 53.29 DEN 2 7 1 2,899
Paraguay* Week 52 38 0.67 DEN 1, 2 0 0 5,636
Peru Week 52 23,329 89.41 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 251 4 26,093
Puerto Rico Week 52 5,233 132.41 DEN 2, 3 36 4 3,952
Venezuela Week 52 83,180 337.69 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 6,541 15 24,632
USA (Hawaii)*** Week 47 96 8.00 DEN 1     1,200
English, French and Dutch Caribbean*
Anguilla Week 52 25 208.33 DEN 3 0 0 12
Antigua & Barbuda* Week 48 20 30.77 DEN 3 0 0 65
Aruba Week 52 0       104
Bahamas Week 52 0   0 0 308
Barbados Week 52 1,043 389.18 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 14 0 268
Belize* Week 52 3 1.30       231
Bermuda Week 52 0 0.00   0 0 63
British Virgin Islands* Week 52 23 95.83 DEN 2, 3     24
Cayman Islands Week 52 0 0.00   0 0 40
Curaçao Week 52 0 0.00       217
Dominica* Week 52 5 7.04 DEN 3 0 0 71
French Guiana Week 52 2,830 1,664.71 DEN 1, 2, 3 0 0 170
Grenada* Week 52 12 12.77 DEN 2, 3 0 0 94
Guadaloupe Week 52 0 0.00       431
Guyana Week 52 60 7.86 DEN 2     763
Jamaica Week 52 39 1.50   0 0 2,598
Martinique Week 52 4,471 1,158.29 DEN 2, 3 3 4 386
Montserrat Week 52 1 12.50   0 0 8
St. Kitts/Nevis* Week 52 89 234.21 DEN 2 4 0 38
St. Lucia* Week 52 292 195.97 DEN 3 0 0 149
St. Vincent & Grenadines* Week 52 3 2.63 DEN 3 0 0 114
Suriname Week 52 760 181.38 DEN 3 12 0 419
Trinidad & Tobago Week 52 2,244 172.62 DEN 2, 3 86 0 1,300
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 52 0 0.00   0 0 17
Total 652,212 103.44   15,500 140 500,000

Summary by Subregion: Number of Cases and Deaths

Subregion Dengue DHF Deaths
Andean 173,079 13,410 73
Central America 33,785 1,182 28
Southern Cone 413,116 679 29
Caribbean 19,023 233 8
- designates no cases reported.
… designates data not available.
* Figures from the English Caribbean comprise reported cases (suspected and confirmed) and laboratory-confirmed cases (data from CAREC).
** Based on projected population for year 2000.
***Population at risk
a Epidemiological week.
b Cases of Dengue + DHF.
c Incidence per 100,000 in populaton (to date).
d Serotypes circulating.
e Cases of DHF only.
Source: Country reports to PAHO of data originating from the respective Ministries of Health;
regional data compiled by PAHO from said reports.

Last updated 24 April 2002.