Weekly flu update

Weekly flu update

Number of laboratory-confirmed flu notifications for week ending: 7 October 2018

DateNotifications
Sunday, 7 October 201825
Sunday, 30 September 201827
Sunday, 23 September 2018 22
Sunday, 16 September 2018 15


2018 YTD Total: 291 
[215 influenza A and 76 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.