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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.  

The 2016-2017 influenza season began on October 2, 2016.  Weekly reports will continue to be published on Thursday mornings by 10:00am until the end of May 2017.

Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance for 2016-2017 Season 

Number of Reported Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations and Deaths, Oklahoma

Number of New Hospitalizations and/or
Deaths Reported with Testing between May 10 - May 16, 2017
Cumulative Hospitalizations and\or Deaths Since
September 1, 2016
Number of New Deaths Reported with Testing between May 10, 2017 – May 16, 2017 Cumulative Deaths
Since September 1, 2016
2 2,365 0 96

Sentinel Surveillance Summary for May 7 through May 13, 2017

  • The percentage of outpatient visits statewide meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 1.6% (84/5,252).
  • Ten (3.1%) of 326 rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel sites were positive. Two (20%) of 10 specimens were positive for influenza A, and 8 (80%) were positive for influenza B.
  • Six (3.1%) of 195 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 May 18, 2017.

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