In week 28, the overall assessment remains green (below baseline activity).
The period of intensive influenza surveillance for 2018/19 has ended. Over the summer (weeks 21-39) an influenza update report will be published every four weeks unless influenza (or other viral respiratory pathogen) activity increases significantly.
The colour indicators for community influenza transmission, influenza in closed settings and influenza associated mortality remained green (below baseline activity).
The period for influenza vaccination for the 2018/19 season is now complete. Over the summer, vaccine uptake data will be verified using general practice claims for payment data.