Health: Three more influenza-associated deaths last week in Georgia; total now at 143 so far this season.

Health: Three more influenza-associated deaths last week in Georgia; total now at 143 so far this season.

Georgia Weekly Influenza Report for April 1-7 from the Georgia Department of Public Health:

  • During week 14, there was LOW influenza-like illness intensity with LOCAL occurrences throughout Georgia.
  • Metro hospitalizations: There were 3 hospitalizations due to influenza infection during week 14. There have been 2,991 hospitalizations due to
    influenza so far this season.
  • Influenza Related Deaths: As of week 14, there have been 143 confirmed influenza-associated deaths (four pediatric) for the 2017-2018 season. That’s three more deaths from the previous week’s report (140).
  • For additional weekly reports, please click Georgia Flu Activity.
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