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Brazil: 2018 Chikungunya

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    MT registra mais de 14 mil casos de chikungunya este ano; em 2017 foram 3,9 mil
    28/12/2018 23:04:39 Fonte: G1/MT 177

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    MT records more than 14,000 cases of chikungunya this year; in 2017 were 3,900

    28/12/2018 23:04:39 Source: G1 / MT 177

    Between January 1 and December 28 of this year, the State Department of Health (SES) registered 14,243 cases of chikungunya. In the same period last year, there were 3,942 cases.

    The highest number of cases was recorded in Várzea Grande, Cuiabá metropolitan region. They were 10,097 in 2018, compared to 2,603 ​​in the same period of 2017.

    In Cuiabá, 2,159 were detected this year, compared to 836 last year.

    In Mato Grosso, 8 deaths were confirmed by chikungunya and one is being investigated. Of the 8 deaths, 7 were in Várzea Grande and one in Cuiabá.

    The number of cases of zika declined in the state in 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. There were 1,051 cases, compared with 2,596 last year.

    No deaths by zika were registered in the state during this year.

    The number of dengue cases also declined in Mato Grosso in 2018.

    According to SES data, 9,376 people were infected this year. In 2017, 12,222 cases were registered. Four people died in the state as a result of dengue and two other cases are being investigated. Of the four deaths, one was registered in Campos Verde, one in Nova Mutum, one in Pocone and one in Nova Serra Dourada. The two being investigated were registered in Colniza.