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Brazil exceeds 5 million probable cases of dengue in 2024

Brazil registered 5,100,766 probable cases of dengue and 2,827 deaths from the disease this year alone. Both the number of probable infections and deaths are the highest since 2000, according to the Ministry of Health's historical series.

The number of deaths under investigation, to determine whether there is a relationship with arbovirus, is 2,712, according to data released by the Arbovirus Monitoring panel this Monday (20).

Regarding the percentage of possibly infected people, among men and women, this parameter is 45% and 55%, respectively. Furthermore, the age group most affected by the disease is 20 to 29 years old, with women being the most affected, with 505,332.

The fatality rate in probable cases is 0.06, while in serious cases, this rate is 4.83.

For every 100 thousand inhabitants, the incidence coefficient is 2511.9. The World Health Organization (WHO) considers it an epidemic when this index is greater than 300.

Across the country, the state with the most probable cases is Minas Gerais, with 1,431,174. Next come São Paulo, with 1,397,796, and Paraná, with 535,433.

Furthermore, in addition to Paraná, states such as Santa Catarina, Goiás, Bahia and the Federal District have more than 200 thousand probable cases of the disease. In Rio de Janeiro, for example, the state already has 251,190 probable infections, and the incidence coefficient in the region is 1564.6.

Deaths caused by dengue per year

  • 2024 – 2,827
  • 2023 – 1,179
  • 2022 – 1,053
  • 2015 – 986
  • 2019 – 820
  • 2016 – 701
  • 2013 – 656
  • 2010 – 656
  • 2020 – 583
  • 2011 – 558
  • 2008 – 557
  • 2014 – 475
  • 2009 – 340
  • 2012 – 327
  • 2021 – 315
  • 2007 – 290
  • 2018 – 201
  • 2017 – 180
  • 2006 – 144
  • 2002 – 142
  • 2003 – 86
  • 2005 – 72
  • 2001 – 43
  • 2004 – 19
  • 2000 – 4

*(Under the supervision of Felipe Andrade)

Source: CNN Brasil

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