Georgia Flu Surveillance Update: Week 44

Week 44 – Ending November 5, 2022

As of Week 44, Georgia flu activity is Very High=13 (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 9.2%, the number of influenza-associated death was 0; the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 203; and reported Influenza Outbreak was 95.

Map shows an increase of Influenza-like cases in US southern region. Georgia activity indicator is at the highest level on week 44 with 13 -Very High as showed in purple color.
Graphic shows that Influenza-like Illness (ILI) were highest for age group 5-24 as represented by light green color, followed by age group 0-4 in red. On the other hand, age groups 50 and up showed a stable ILI number of cases.

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