New DPH report: Flu cases on the decline

The state reports that that “although ILI (influenza like illness) activity seems to have peaked and is on a decline, activity is still at a level that is significantly higher than what was seen at the same time during the last two years.”

From DPH: Confirmed Influenza cases in Massachusetts, October 4, 2009  – November 19, 2009

  H1N1: Age group (N) H1N1: Pregnant (N) H1N1: Hospitalized (N) H1N1: Deaths (N) Seasonal and Untyped Influenza by Age Group (N)
0-4 years 58 0 30 1 459
5-12 years 87 0 43 0 1105
13-18 years 59 0 20 0 717
19-25 years 60 2 7 0 397
26-44 years 39 2 10 1 581
45-64 years 38 0 17 2 386
65+ years 9 0 4 1 83
Unknown 0 0 0 0 24
TOTAL 350 4 131 5 3752

 

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