The countries and overseas territories/communities that have newly reported their first pandemic (H1N1) 2009 confirmed case(s) since the last web update (No. 61) as of 13 August 2009 are:
Ghana, Zambia, and Tuvalu
Map of affected countries and deaths as of 13 August 2009 [png 313kb]
*Given that countries are no longer required to test and report individual cases, the number of cases reported actually understates the real number of cases.
Qualitative indicators (Week 31: 27 July - 2 August 2009 and Week 32: 3 August - 9 August 2009)
The qualitative indicators monitor: the global geographic spread of influenza, trends in acute respiratory diseases, the intensity of respiratory disease activity, and the impact of the pandemic on health-care services.