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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.  

Throughout the summer, monthly reports will be published the first Thursday of each month for the previous month.  Weekly reports will resume on October 11, 2018.  Reports are published by 10:00am each Thursday. 

Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance for 2017-2018 Season 

Number of Reported Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths, Oklahoma   

Number of New Hospitalizations Reported with Testing between 

Aug 1 –

Aug 31, 2018

Number of New and Previously Reported Hospitalizations with Testing between

Sept. 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018

Cumulative Hospitalizations and/or Deaths Since

Sept. 1, 2017

Number of New Deaths Reported with Testing between

Aug 1 –

Aug 31, 2018

Number of New and Previously Reported Deaths with Testing between

Sept. 1, 2017 – Julyu 31, 2018

Cumulative Deaths since Sept. 1, 2017

7

4,828

4,835

0

291

291

 Sentinel Surveillance Summary for July 29 through September 1, 2018

  • The percentage of outpatient visits meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 0.8% (185/22,831).  
  • Five percent of rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel sites were positive; 65% were positive for influenza B.
  • Two percent of 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, 2017-2018

Influenza Hospitalizations
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 2015-2018

Weekly Sentinel Lab Number, Type, and Percent Positive Influenza Testing Graph 2017-2018

Weekly Influenza Viral Testing Graph

Weekly Viral Respiratory Testing Table

Weekly Percent Positive RSV Testing Graph 2015-2018

This page last updated September 13, 2018.

  • 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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