Weekly flu update

Weekly flu update

Number of laboratory-confirmed flu notifications for week ending: 21 April 2019

DateNotifications
Sunday 21 April 2019 65
Sunday 14 April 2019 93
Sunday 7 April 2019 69
Sunday 31 March 2019 45
Sunday 24 March 2019 34


2019 YTD Total: 529 
[515 influenza A and 14 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 2019 year to date and notifications 2015-18.