Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.
According to the National Meteorological Service, since 23 November 2009, the provinces of Chaco, Entre Rios, Corrientes, Santa Fe and Misiones have been affected by heavy rain and floods.
Sanitary emergency declared in the Department of San Martin, Oran and Rivadavia.
The Government reports that the Tartagal river has overflowed, resulting in mudslides flowing into much of the town. It confirms that there have been some fatalities.