FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 42, 2015

This was posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 By in Report ,

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 27/1000 outpatient visits and 5/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI cases were reported from Paro Hospital, and SARI from Samdrupjongkhar Hospital. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 15-29 years and SARI cases among 30-64 years. From 26 ILI samples received and tested by Real-Time RT-PCR, the positivity rate was 3.8%.
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