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OK FluView:  Weekly Influenza Activity Summary
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The purpose of the influenza statistics page is to provide summaries of influenza information obtained from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Acute Disease Service (ADS) influenza surveillance system which includes outpatient influenza-like illness sentinel surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths, and OSDH Public Health Laboratory (PHL) testing data.  

Weekly reports will begin October 12, 2017.  Reports will be published by 10:00 am every Thursday.  Weekly reports will continue until the 2017-18 influenza season ends the third week in May 2018.

Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance for 2017-2018 Season 

Number of Reported Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths, Oklahoma

Number of New Hospitalizations and/or
Deaths Reported with Testing between December 6, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Cumulative Hospitalizations and\or Deaths Since
September 1, 2017
Number of New Deaths Reported with Testing between December 6, 2017 - December 12, 2017 Cumulative Deaths
Since September 1, 2017
27 179 0 4

Sentinel Surveillance Summary for December 3 through December 9, 2017

  • The percentage of outpatient visits meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 3.0% (257/8,466). 
  • Three hundred ninety-two of 3,580 (10.9%) rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel sites were positive.
  • Seventy-eight of 490 (15.9%) RSV tests performed by sentinel laboratories were positive.

    1Influenza-like illness is defined as having a fever (>100°F) combined with a cough and/or a sore throat.

    National Information:

    Weekly National Statistics (CDC)
    Flu Activity Level Criteria (CDC)

    United States Influenza Activity Map
 

Weekly Hospitalizations by Week of Positive Influenza Test

Influenza Hospitalizations and Deaths, 2016-2017

Influenza Hospitalizations and Deaths by County

Influenza Hospitalizations and Deaths by Region


Influenza Hospitalizations and Deaths by Age Group

Weekly Percent of Influenza-like Illness Based on Total Patient Visits to Sentinel Clinicians

Weekly Percent Positive Influenza Testing Graph 2012-2016

Weekly Sentinel Lab Number, Type, and Percent Positive Influenza Testing Graph 2015-2016

Weekly Influenza Viral Testing Graph

Weekly Viral Respiratory Testing Table

Weekly Percent Positive RSV Testing Graph 2012-2016

This page last updated December 14, 2017.

  • The percentage of outpatient visits meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 1.4% (120/8,797). 

  • Eighteen of 412 (4.4%) rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel sites were positive.

  • Five of 208 (2.4%) RSV tests performed by sentinel laboratories were positive.

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