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In the latest report from the Paraguay Ministry of Health, it shows that in the last three weeks 118 cases of dengue have been reported in the country. 90% of the cases come from five regions: Central (31), Pdte. Hayes (24), Concepción (22), Asunción (20) and Itapúa (9).

A slight increase in notifications is verified in Central, San Pedro, Asunción, Pdte. Hayes, Itapúa, Caaguazú, Guairá and Caazapá.

The serotypes circulating in the national territory are DEN-1 and DEN-2, which register a slight predominance in terms of dispersion.

Of the total samples processed, 55% correspond to DEN-2 and the rest to DEN-1.

As for chikungunya, cases continue to decline. In the last three weeks, 8 cases of chikungunya were recorded, one in each department, from San Pedro, Itapúa, Guairá, Caaguazú, Pdte. Hayes, Canindeyú, Amambay and Central. No case of the disease was reported in Asunción.

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Regarding deaths from arboviruses, to date there are 15 deaths from dengue and 302 from chikungunya this year.