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1996: Number of Reported Cases of
Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF)*,
Region of the Americas (by country and subregion)

Provisional figures for confirmed or suspected cases,
to week noted by each country

Country or Subregion Week of Report Dengue & DHF Serotype DHF only Deaths
Bolivia** Week 52 52 DEN 2 - -
Brazil Week 52 175,818 DEN 1, 2 69 1
Colombia¨ Week 52 33,155 DEN 1, 2, 4 1,757 11
Ecuador Week 52 5,189 DEN 1, 2, 4 - -
Paraguay Week 52 -   - -
Peru Week 52 6,395 DEN 1, 2 - -
Venezuela Week 52 9,180 DEN 2, 4 1,680 13
Costa Rica Week 52 2, 307 DEN 1,3 - -
El Salvador Week 52 790   1 -
Guatemala Week 52 3,679 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 19 -
Honduras Week 52 5,047 DEN 3 - -
Mexico Week 52 36,538 DEN 1, 2, 3, 4 1,456 44
Nicaragua Week 52 2,792   49 -
Panama Week 52 811 DEN 1 - -
Dominican Republic** Week 52 89   17 2
Haiti Week 52 -   - -
Puerto Rico+ Week 52 4,655 DEN 1, 2, 4 24 7
English, French and Dutch Caribbean •
Anguila Week 28 1   - -
Antigua & Barbados Week 52 12 DEN 4 - -
Aruba Week 04 10   - -
Bahamas Week 52 -   - -
Barbados Week 52 130 DEN 1 - -
Belize Week 52 -   - -
Bermuda Week 52 -   - -
British Virgin Islands Week 49 -   - -
Cayman Islands Week 52 -   - -
Curaçao Week -   - -
Dominica Week 52 3   - -
French Guiana Week 52 364 DEN 1, 2 6 -
Grenada Week 52 6 DEN 1 - -
Guadaloupe Week 52 186   - -
Guyana Week 33 -   - -
Jamaica Week 52 46   - -
Martinique Week 52 430   14 -
Montserrat Week 52 3 DEN 1 - -
St. Kitts/Nevis Week 52 6   - -
St. Lucia Week 52 65   - -
St. Vincent & Grenadines Week 52 190 DEN 1 - -
Suriname Week 52 677   - -
Trinidad & Tobago Week 52 3,983 DEN 1, 2 - -
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 48 -   - -
Total   292,609   5,092 78
Summary by Subregion
Subregion Dengue & DHF DHF Deaths
Andean Region 53,971 3, 437 24
Central America 51,964 1,525 44
Southern Cone 175,818 1,826 12
Caribbean 9,815 44 7

* Confirmed or Suspected

** Only laboratory confirmed cases

- no cases/deaths reported

¨ To be updated

+ Preliminary figures only

• Figures from the English Caribbean comprise suspected and confirmed cases (data from CAREC).

Source: Country reports to PAHO of data originating from the respective Ministries of Health;
regional data compiled by PAHO from said reports.

Last updated 22 May 1998.