Weekly flu update

Weekly flu update

Number of laboratory-confirmed flu notifications for week ending: 28 October 2018

DateNotifications
Sunday, 28 October 201813
Sunday, 21 October 201815
Sunday, 14 October 2018 25
Sunday, 7 October 2018 28


2018 YTD Total: 347
[269 influenza A and 78 influenza B]

This graph show flu notifications so far in 2018 compared with notifications from 2014 to 2017. It shows only a small number of notifications to date but points to a likely steep increase based on previous years.

Figure 1: Flu notifications 2018 year to date and notifications 2014-17.