The data and information of this report are updated daily and are available at: http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1&lang=en
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 29 June 2009, 55,766 confirmed cases of the new influenza A (H1N1) virus, including 311 deaths, have been notified in 29 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 (2); Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao: (7)(*); and Netherlands Antilles, St. Maarten (7).
WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions related to the Pandemic H1N1 2009.
(*)Three confirmed cases were registered on a cruise ship.
In the Americas Region, there were additional 2,081 confirmed cases and 9 deaths compared to 26 June.
Saint Lucia notified it’s first confirmed caused by the new influenza A (H1N1).
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