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The National Ministry of Health reports that up to April 23 (epidemiological week 16 of 2023), 71,717 cases of dengue were reported in the country, of which 65,195 acquired the infection in Argentina.


For the second consecutive week, fewer cases were registered than at the peak of week 13 (April 2), a 31% and 23% decrease respectively, always in relation to the peak that took place in EW13. This trend is confirmed in jurisdictions such as Tucumán; Santiago del Estero; Jujuy; Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and Buenos Aires.

At the moment, the circulation of this virus has been identified in 16 jurisdictions corresponding to four regions: Central Region (Buenos Aires; Autonomous City of Buenos Aires -CABA-; Córdoba; Entre Ríos; Santa Fe); NEA region (Corrientes; Formosa; Chaco), NOA region (Catamarca; Jujuy; La Rioja; Salta; Santiago del Estero; Tucumán) and Cuyo Region (San Luis and Mendoza).

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Until now, circulation of DENV, DENV-1 has been registered and, in the last week, the circulation of DEN-3 in the province of Tucumán with 6 cases identified so far (one was detected by La Rioja and another by Salta, both with a history of travel to Tucumán and others four were detected in the city of San Miguel de Tucumán).

As of April 23, 53 dengue related deaths have been recorded. Jujuy province has seen the most fatalities with 10, followed by Salta, Santa Fe and Tucumán with nine each.