This Friday, March 18, the Health Watch Center of the Health Department of Camaquã published the first epidemiological bulletin of 2022. The bulletin talks about the situation of the entomological surveillance of Aedes aegypti, as well as the epidemiological situation of dengue , chikungunya fever and zika virus.
In 2018, 07 positive samples were identified for Aedes aegypti; in 2019, there were 6 direct debits; in 2020, there were 14; in 2021 there were 20 and in 2022 so far there were 10.
At the end of February, 10 addresses with a vector focus had already been identified.
Infected samples were collected from the districts of Centro, Viegas and Dona Tereza.
In 2021, the state closed the year with 16,057 suspected dengue cases, 10,156 confirmed cases, including 9,806 indigenous cases, 5,566 were ruled out, and 58 are still pending investigation.
The RS recorded 11 dengue deaths in 2021. Rio Grande do Sul recorded, until the epidemiological week of February 19, 444 suspected cases of dengue, 97 cases ruled out and 212 are still awaiting investigation.
As in the rest of the country, autochthonous dengue cases recorded in RS in 2022 presented classic symptoms, with a prevalence of headache, myalgia and fever in most cases.