Update Influenza A (H1N1) Regional Report (09 Jul 2009)

from Pan American Health Organization
Published on 09 Jul 2009 View Original
The data and information of this report are updated daily and are available at: http://new.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com=5Ffrontpage&Itemid=1&lang=en

Data can change as new notifications from countries are received.

The information is obtained from official websites of the Ministries of Health of the countries of the Americas and information submitted by the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Points

Summary of the current situation

As of 9 July 2009, a total of 72,391 confirmed cases of the pandemic H1N1 2009, including 430 deaths, have been notified in 31 countries of the Americas.

The following overseas territories have confirmed cases of pandemic H1N1 2009: Puerto Rico, U.S. Territory (18); Virgin Islands, U.S. Territory (1); Bermuda, UK Overseas Territory (1); Cayman Islands, UK Overseas Territory (14); British Virgin Islands, UK Overseas Territory (2); Martinique, French Overseas Community (3); Guadeloupe, French Overseas Community (2); Saint-Martin, French Overseas Community (1); Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao: (8)(a); Netherlands Antilles, Aruba (13); Netherlands Antilles, St. Eustacius (1); and Netherlands Antilles, St. Maarten (8).

WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions related to the pandemic H1N1 2009.

(a) Three confirmed cases were registered on a cruise ship.

In the Americas Region, there were additional 704 confirmed cases and 3 deaths compared to previous day.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines confirmed it's first case caused by influenza A (H1N1)pdm.