Georgia Flu Surveillance Update Week 4 – 2024

Week 3 (Ending January 20, 2024)

As of Week 4, Georgia flu activity was Very High=11 (on the scale of 1-13). Activity levels are based on the percent of outpatient visits in Georgia due to Influenza-like illness during this timeframe.

For the corresponding week, the percentage of outpatient visits for Influenza-like Illness was 6.8% (which is above the regional baseline of 3.3%), the number of influenza-associated death was 0 (27 total for the current ILI season); the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 155 (3,331 total for current Flu season); and the number of Influenza Outbreaks was 14 (124 total for current Flu season).

Map shows Influenza-like cases in US southern region. Georgia activity indicator is at level 11 (Very High) on week 4 as shown in dark red color.
For week 4, the graph shows an increase in ILI cases for age groups 5-24 and 50-64, a slight decrease in number of cases for 65+ age group and age group 00-04 remained stable compared to the previous week.

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