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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 16 July 2009, a total of 80,643 confirmed cases of the pandemic H1N1 2009, including 610 deaths, have been notified in 34 countries of the Americas.
The following overseas territories have confirmed cases of pandemic H1N1 2009: Guam, U.S. Territory (1); Puerto Rico, U.S. Territory (18); Virgin Islands, U.S. Territory (15); Bermuda, UK Overseas Territory (1); Cayman Islands, UK Overseas Territory (14); British Virgin Islands, UK Overseas Territory (2); Martinique, French Overseas Community (15); Guadeloupe, French Overseas Community (11); Saint-Martin, French Overseas Community (1); Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao: (10)a; Netherlands Antilles, Aruba (13); Netherlands Antilles, St. Eustatius (1); and Netherlands Antilles, St. Maarten (8).
WHO is not recommending any travel restrictions related to the pandemic H1N1 2009.
In the Americas Region, there were additional 543 confirmed cases and 12 deaths compared to previous day.
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