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Data presented are for surveillance Week 51 (December 15, 2019 to December 21, 2019) and was extracted on December 27, 2019. Data presented represent a snapshot of the information at the time of extraction and may differ from previous or subsequent reports.

Table 1. Summary of activity for current reporting week
Indicator Trend From Previous Week Current Week Previous Week Season
Number of lab-confirmed influenza cases Lower 1 3 4
      Influenza A - 1 2 3

      Influenza B

- 0 1 1
Number of influenza outbreaks in institutions Similar 0 0 0
      Influenza A - 0 0 0

      Influenza B

- 0 0 0

+Percent positivity of lab specimens tested for Influenza A (Erie St. Clair Region)

Higher

2.7%

(Week 48)

0.0%

(Week 47)

0.9%

+Percent positivity of lab specimens tested for Influenza B (Erie St. Clair Region)

Similar

0.0%

(Week 48)

0.0%

(Week 47)

0.0%

*Percent of emergency department visits due to influenza-like illness or respiratory syndrome

Higher 9.6% 8.4% 6.5%

+Includes Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and Lambton. The values for percent positivity for the season are as of the end of the previous reporting week.

Influenza cases - 2019-20 Season - Week 1

Circulating strains - 2019-20 Season - Week 50

ED visits - 2019-20 Season - Week 1

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