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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 sentinel surveillance system and influenza test results from the OSDH Public Health Laboratory (PHL).  As of October 15, 2015, OSDH began producing a weekly report, and updated influenza statistics are posted each Thursday by 10:00 a.m. during the 2015-2016 flu season.

Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance for 2015-2016 Season 
Number of New Hospitalizations and/or
Deaths Reported with Testing between
May 18 - May 24, 2016
Cumulative Hospitalizations and/or Deaths Since October 4, 2015 Cumulative Deaths since October 4, 2015
1 551 13

Sentinel Surveillance Summary for May 15 through May 21, 2016

  • The percentage of outpatient visits statewide meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 1.5% (69/4,524).
  • 4.2% (11/264) of rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel laboratories and physicians were positive for influenza.
  • 1.4% (2/140) of the 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 by County

Influenza Hospitalizations and Deaths by Age Group

Influenza Hospitalizations and Deaths, 2015-2016

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 26, 2016.

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