Chikungunya worldwide overview

Situation update, 5 May 2022

In 2022, and as of 5 May, 50 459 cases and seven deaths have been reported. The majority of cases have been reported from Brazil (48 665) and all deaths have been reported from Brazil (7). Since the previous update on week 14 2022, 38 219 new cases and six new deaths have been reported. The five countries reporting most new cases are Brazil (37 708), India (203), Guatemala (83), Malaysia (73) and Paraguay (33).

Country with most cases
Brazil
Cases in continental Europe
No locally acquired cases in continental Europe in 2022
Negligible risk of transmission in continental Europe
environmental conditions are not favourable to the growth of mosquito populations and virus replication in the vector

Geographical distribution of chikungunya virus disease cases reported worldwide, May 2022

Geographical distribution of chikungunya virus disease cases reported worldwide, May 2022
Geographical distribution of chikungunya cases reported worldwide

Detailed overview

Europe

No autochthonous cases of chikungunya virus disease have been reported in Europe in 2022.

Americas and the Caribbean

Bolivia: In 2022 and as of 2 April, 56 cases, including seven confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 23 cases since 26 February 2022.

Brazil: In 2022 and as of 16 April, 48 665 cases, including 14 154 confirmed cases and seven deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 37 708 cases and six deaths since 26 February 2022.

Colombia: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 33 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 13 cases since 26 March 2022.

Costa Rica: In 2022 and as of 16 April, three cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of one case 19 March 2022.

El Salvador: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 29 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 15 cases since 19 March 2022

Guatemala: In 2022 and as of 26 March, 434 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 83 cases since 5 March 2022.

Honduras: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 18 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Nicaragua: In 2022 and as of 2 April, two cases and no deaths have been reported.

Paraguay: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 68 cases, including seven confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 33 cases since 26 March 2022.

Peru: In 2022 and as of 23 April, 58 cases, including 48 confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 24 cases since 26 March 2022.

Venezuela: In 2022 and as of 9 April, 11 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of six cases since 5 March 2022.

Asia

India: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022 and as of 25 April, 337 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 203 cases since 21 March 2022.

Malaysia: In 2022 and as of 9 April, 311 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 73 cases since 12 March 2022.

Thailand: In 2022 and as of 18 April, 79 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 19 cases since 22 March 2022.

Africa

Ethiopia: In 2022 and as of 24 April, 311 cases, including three confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported.

Kenya: In 2022 and as of 24 April, 44 cases, including two confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported.

Australia and the Pacific

No cases of chikungunya virus disease have been reported in Australia and the Pacific in 2022.

 

N.B: The data presented in this report originate from several sources, both official public health authorities and non-official sources such as news media. Data completeness depends on the availability of reports from surveillance systems and their accuracy, which varies between countries. All data should be interpreted with caution as there may be areas of under-reporting; reported figures may not reflect the actual epidemiological situation. Please note that case definitions may differ between countries and comparisons should be made with caution.