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Up to 6 February 2009 (Epidemiological Weeks/ EWs 1–5), reports indicate:

  • 12,372 suspected cases of dengue.
  • 1,326 confirmed cases of classic dengue.
  • 55 suspected cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF).
  •  7 deaths under investigation.
  • Fatality Rate: 12.7 %
  • Serotypes identified: DEN 1 and 3

Departments affected: Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Oruro, Pando, Potosi, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Tarija.  The increase in incidence is mostly concentrated in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 June 2010 04:45

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