Georgia Flu Surveillance Update: Week 45

Week 45 – Ending November 12, 2022

As of Week 45, Georgia flu activity is Very High=12 (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 7.9%, the number of influenza-associated death was 2; the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 148; and reported Influenza Outbreak was 76.

Map shows an increase of Influenza-like cases in US southern region. Georgia activity indicator is at the highest level on week 45 with 12 -Very High as showed in purple color.
Graphic shows that Influenza-like Illness (ILI) were highest for age group 5-24 with a slight decrease on week 45 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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