Update influenza A (H1N1) Regional report (26 Jun 2009)

from Pan American Health Organization
Published on 26 Jun 2009 View Original
(26 June 2009 - 23 h GMT; 18 h EST)

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 26 June 2009, 53,685 confirmed cases of the new influenza A (H1N1) virus, including 302 deaths, have been notified in 28 countries of the Americas.

The following overseas territories have confirmed cases of new influenza A (H1N1): Bermuda, UK Overseas Territory (1); Cayman Islands, UK Overseas Territory (9); British Virgin Islands, UK Overseas Territory (1); Martinique, French Overseas Community (1); Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao: (3)(*); and Netherlands Antilles, St. Maarten (1).

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

(*) The three confirmed cases were registered on a cruise ship.

In the Americas Region, there were additional 7,735 confirmed cases and 44 deaths compared to previous day.