FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 8, 2020

This was posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 By in Report

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases (3200) compared to previous week (3273) across the country in week-8, and it remains similar to ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). Influenza positivity rate for this week was 35.7% (10/28) which is higher than the previous week, and it remains above alert threshold (Figure 2). Influenza B (Victoria-lineage) was found most predominant strain (40%) for the week. FluView week_08