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1998: Number of Reported Cases of
Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF)*,
Region of the Americas (by country)

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

Country Date of Report Dengue & DHF Serotype DHF only Deaths
Argentina** Week 46 822 Den 2 - -
Bolivia** Week 45 49 Den 2 - -
Brazil Week 52 535,388 Den 1,2 105 10
Colombia Week 52 63,182 Den 1,2,4 5,171 63
Ecuador Week 52 4,606   - -
Paraguay Week 52 -   - -
Peru Week 52 988 Den 1,2 - -
Venezuela Week 52 37,586 Den 1,2,4 5,723 34
Mexico Week 52 23,639 Den 3 372 14
Costa Rica Week 52 2,628 Den 1,3   -
El Salvador Week 52 1,688 Den 3 2 -
Guatemala Week 52 4,655 Den 1, 2 2 -
Honduras Week 52 22,218 Den 2,3 18 4
Nicaragua Week 52 13,592 Den 2, 3 432 7
Panama Week 52 2,717 Den 2, 4 1 -
Cuba Week 52 -   - -
Dominican Republic Week 52 3,049 Den 2, 4 176 10
Haiti Week 52 -   - -
Puerto Rico Week 52 17,241 Den 1,2,3,4 173 9
 
English and French Caribbean
Anguilla Nill -   - -
Antigua & Barbuda Week 52 4 Den 1 - -
Aruba Nill   Den 3 - -
Bahamas Week 52 336 Den 4 - -
Barbados Week 47 852 Den 1, 2,3 4 - -
Belize Week 52 8 Den 3 1 -
Bermuda Week 52 -   - -
British Virgin Islands Week 52 1 Den 4 - -
Cayman Islands Week 52 2   - -
Curaçao Week 52 7   2 -
Dominica Week 52 1 Den 1 - -
French Guiana** Week 52 534 Den 2 1  
Grenada Week 52 4   - -
Guadaloupe Nill     - -
Guyana Week 34 42 Den 1, 2 - -
Jamaica Week 52 1,551 Den 1, 3 42 -
Martinique Week 39 44 Den 1, 2 - -
Montserrat Week 52 -   - -
St. Kitts/Nevis Week 51 - Den 3 - -
St. Lucia+ Week 52 1 Den 1 1 -
St. Vincent & Grenadines Week 52 88 Den 2 - -
Suriname+ Week 34 1,151 Den 1 11 -
Trinidad & Tobago++ Week 52 3,120 Den 1,2 136 -
Turks & Caicos Islands Week 52 -   - -
Total   741,794   12,369 151
* Confirmed or Suspected. ** Only laboratory confirmed cases
- No cases/deaths reported + DHF Cases: suspected cases only
++ DHF Cases: 40 confirmed and 133 suspected cases.
Figures from the English Caribbean comprise reported cases (suspected and confirmed) and laboratory-confirmed cases (data from CAREC).
Source: Country reports to PAHO of data originating from the respective Ministries of Health.

Last updated 9 August 2001.