Influenza activity in the community was at
Influenza activity in close settings is increasing and was at
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In week 47:
The rate of influenza-like illness (ILI) was at
Baseline activity level (12.4 per 100,000).
The proportion of NHS24 respiratory calls was at
Moderate activity level (22%).
The swab positivity of influenza in primary care was at
Baseline activity level (24.1%, 7/29).
The swab positivity of influenza in secondary care was at
Low activity level (15.3%, 130/851).
The incidence rate of influenza in secondary care was at
Baseline activity level (2.4 per 100,000 population).
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was at
Moderate activity level. The number of RSV detections increased and breached the threshold in week 42 into Low activity level indicating the start of the annual RSV season.
Human Metapneumovirus (HPMV),
Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Rhinovirus were at
Low activity level. The rest of the non-flu respiratory pathogens were at
Baseline activity levels.
There were 2 new acute respiratory illness outbreaks reported (Baseline activity level).
There were no cases reported of laboratory confirmed influenza with severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) requiring intensive care management (Baseline activity level).
There were no SARI deaths reported.
The all-cause mortality excess was at
Baseline activity level in week 45.