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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 and ended on May 20, 2017.  The ADS will continue to monitor influenza activity throughout the summer and will transition to monthly reports which will be published on the first Thursday of each month starting July 6, 2017.  Reports will be published by 10:00am.  Monthly reports will continue until the 2017-18 influenza season begins the first week in October 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 July 5 - August 1, 2017
Cumulative Hospitalizations and\or Deaths Since
September 1, 2016
Number of New Deaths Reported with Testing between July 5 - August 1, 2017 Cumulative Deaths
Since September 1, 2016
4 2407 0 110

Sentinel Surveillance Summary for July 2 through July 29, 2017

  • The percentage of outpatient visits meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 0.4% (63/14,748).
  • None of 525 rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel sites were positive.
  • One (0.2%) of 464 RSV tests performed by sentinel laboratories was 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 August 3, 2017.

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