FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 49, 2015

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The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 43/1000 outpatient visits and 8/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI cases were reported from Paro and SARI cases were reported from Paro and Phuntsholing Hospitals. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 5-14 years and SARI cases among 0-1 years. From 15 ILI samples received and tested by Real-Time RT-PCR, the positivity rate was 20.0%.
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