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2006: Number of Reported Cases of
Dengue & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF),
Region of the Americas (by country and subregion)

Figures for 2006 (to week noted by each country*)
(last update: 27 April 2007)

Country or Subregion Weeka Cases of D & DHFb reported Serotyped (%) DHFe Deaths Population x 1,000 (DHF/D) x 100 CFR
Clinical Incidence Ratec Lab. Confirmed Incidence Ratec
Argentina Week 52 181 0.48 64 0.17 DEN 2, 3 0 0 37,448 0.00 0.00
Bolivia** Week 52 2,040 102.00 570 28.50 DEN 2, 3 1 1 2,000 0.05 100.00
Brazil Week 52 346,550 200.83 -- 0.00 DEN 1, 2, 3 628 67 172,559 0.18 10.67
Canadaf Week -- -- -- -- DEN -- -- -- -- --
Chile*** Week 52 3 185.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 1 0.00 --
Colombia Week 52 36,471 180.74 11,930 58.69 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 5,379 50 20,328 14.64 0.93
Costa Rica** Week 52 12,124 373.74 -- 0.00 DEN 1, 2 72 0 3,244 0.59 0.00
Cuba Week 01 -- 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN -- -- 11,254 -- --
Dominican Republic Week 52 6,143 72.31 1,887 22.21 DEN 1, 2 230 53 8,495 3.74 23.04
Ecuador Week 52 6,044 45.08 1,539 11.48 DEN 1, 3 173 6 13,408 2.86 3.47
El Salvador Week 52 22,088 307.80 8,428 123.90 DEN 1, 2, 4 245 4 6,397 1.11 1.63
Guatemala Week 52 2,428 20.78 976 -- DEN 1, 2, 4 6 1 11,687 0.25 16.67
Honduras Week 52 8,436 128.30 -- 0.00 DEN 636 0 6,575 7.54 0.00
Mexicof Week 52 27,287 27.19 -- 0.00 DEN 1 4,477 -- 100,368 16.41 0.00
Nicaraguaf Week 52 1,350 25.92 -- 0.00 DEN 1, 2, 4 52 1 5,208 3.85 1.92
Panama Week 52 4,300 148.33 -- 0.00 DEN 7 1 2,899 0.16 14.29
Paraguay Week 52 4,271 75.78 822 14.58 DEN 3 0 0 5,636 0.00 0.00
Peru Week 52 5,531 14.19 1,209 4.63 DEN 3 4 0 26,095 0.07 0.00
Puerto Rico Week 52 3,043 77.00 -- 0.00 DEN 1, 2, 3 7 3 3,952 0.23 42.86
Uruguay Week 52 0 0.00 0 0.00 DEN 0 0 3,385 0.00 0.00
Venezuela Week 50 39,860 149.99 5,242 19.73 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 2,476 0 26,575 6.21 0.00
USA*** Week 52 143 11.92 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 1,200 0.00 0.00
English, French, and Dutch Caribbean*
Anguilla Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 12 0.00 0.00
Antigua & Barbuda Week 32 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 65 0.00 0.00
Aruba Week 52 5 4.81 -- 0.00 DEN 2, 3 0 0 104 0.00 0.00
Bahamas Week 52 1 0.32 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 308 0.00 0.00
Barbados Week 52 1 0.37 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 268 0.00 0.00
Belize Week 52 9 3.90 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 231 0.00 0.00
Bermuda Week 52 2 3.17 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 63 0.00 0.00
British Virgin Islands Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 24 0.00 0.00
Cayman Islands Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 40 0.00 0.00
Curaçao Week 00 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 217 0.00 0.00
Dominica Week 52 19 23.76 -- 0.00 DEN 2, 4 0 0 71 0.00 0.00
French Guiana Week 52 15,930 9,370.59 2,299 1,325.35 DEN 26 4 170 0.16 15.38
Grenada Week 52 22 23.40 -- 0.00 DEN 4 0 0 94 0.00 0.00
Guadaloupe Week 52 2,948 683.99 1,254 290.95 DEN 6 1 431 0.20 16.67
Guyana Week 52 118 15.47 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 763 0.00 0.00
Haiti -- -- -- -- -- DEN -- -- -- -- --
Jamaica Week 52 79 3.04 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 2,598 0.00 0.00
Martinique Week 52 4,086 1,058.55 736 190.67 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 1 1 386 0.02 100.00
Montserrat Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 8 0.00 0.00
St. Kitts/Nevis Week 52 1 2.63 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 38 0.00 0.00
St. Lucia Week 52 30 20.13 -- 0.00 DEN 4 0 0 149 0.00 0.00
St. Vincent & Grenadines Week 52 5 4.39 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 114 0.00 0.00
Suriname Week 52 285 68.02 -- 0.00 DEN 2 32 0 419 11.23 0.00
Trinidad & Tobago Week 52 37 2.85 -- 0.00 DEN 2, 3 1 0 1,300 2.70 0.00
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 52 0 0.00 -- 0.00 DEN 0 0 17 0.00 0.00
Total -- 552,141 -- 36,956 -- -- 14,459 193 500,000 -- --
Summary by Subregion
Subregion Dengue DHF Deaths
Andean 90,216 8,033 57
Central America 78,013 5,495 7
Southern Cone 351,005 628 67
Caribbean 32,764 303 62
a Epidemiological week
b Cases of dengue and DHF
c Incidence per 100,000 pop. (to date)
d Serotypes circulating (%)
e Cases of DHF only
f Only confirmed cases reported
* Figures from the English Caribbean provided by the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC)
** Population at risk
*** Imported cases
CFR = Case fatality rate of DHF
DHF/D = DHF/D ratio %
Source: Reports to PAHO from the Ministries of Health of the respective countries;
figures from the English-speaking Caribbean provided by the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC).
Regional data compiled by PAHO on the basis of said reports.