Influenza A (H1N1): Eastern Mediterranean Region - WHO latest update, 05 Dec 2009

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from World Health Organization
Published on 05 Dec 2009 View Original
What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 5 December 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 43,650 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 452 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 18 Member States in the Region. These deaths were reported from Islamic Republic of Iran (140), Saudi Arabia (81), Syrian Arab Republic (50), Oman (27),), Kuwait (27), Iraq (26), Yemen (22), Egypt (21),), Afghanistan (14), Palestine (9), Bahrain (7), Jordan (8), United Arab Emirates (6), Morocco (5), Tunisia (4), Lebanon (3), Qatar (1), and Pakistan (1).

Since the last reporting date (28 November 2009), an additional 3,291 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported from 9 Member States: Bahrain (148), Egypt (498), Iraq (360), Jordan (49), Kuwait (1,553), Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (103), Palestine (40), Tunisia (514) and Yemen (160). No report was available from other countries. Some countries reported cases retrospectively.

As of 5 December 2009, 23:00 hours Cairo time

Country
Total laboratory-confirmed cases reported by the state parties
Total deaths reported by the state parties
Afghanistan
837
14
Bahrain
1,325
7
Djibouti
9
0
Egypt
3,558
21
Iraq
2,826
26
Islamic Republic of Iran
3,372
140
Jordan
2,908
8
Kuwait
8,193
27
Lebanon
761
3
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
124
0
Morocco
1,763
5
Oman
5,017
27
Pakistan
11
1
Palestine
1,150
9
Qatar
23
1
Saudi Arabia
9,355
81
Somalia
2
0
Sudan
21
0
Syrian Arab Republic
230
50
Tunisia
800
4
United Arab Emirates
79
6
Yemen
986
22
Total
43,650
452