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  • Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 24

    2011/2012 Season
    Week 4: January 22-28, 2012

    Summary:

    During week 4 (January 22-28, 2012), influenza activity remained low.
    The influenza-like-illness rate was 2.6% with 68.2% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
    The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL has decreased since last week, and the percent positive for influenza has also decreased.
    There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
    There was one death reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza. (This aggregate count should be interpreted with caution as underlying cause of death may or may not be directly related to the lab-confirmed positive influenza diagnosis.)
    ...
    There was one new case of influenza B and no new cases of influenza A reported this week. A total of five lab-confirmed cases of influenza A and two cases of influenza B have been reported since the beginning of the season.

    Full report:
    http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120128.pdf

    Previous report:
    http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...html#influenza
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 5

    2011/2012 Season

    Week 5: January 29 February 4, 2012
    Summary:

    During week 5 (Jan 29 Feb 4, 2012), influenza activity remained low.
    The influenza-like-illness rate was 2% with 68.2% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
    The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL has increased since last week, and the percent positive for influenza has also increased.
    There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
    There were two hospitalizations reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
    ...
    The proportion of patients seen for an ILI remained fairly stable during week 5 at 2.0% from 2.6% last week. The proportion is slightly higher than what was observed at the same time last season.
    ...
    There were three new cases of influenza A and no new cases of influenza B reported this week. A total of eight lab-confirmed cases of influenza A and two cases of influenza B have been reported since the beginning of the season.
    ...
    There have been four hospitalizations, of which one resulted in an ICU admission, and one death associated with influenza reported in Manitoba this season.

    Full report:
    http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120204.pdf
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 6

      Week 6: February 5-11, 2012

      Influenza activity in Manitoba remains low.

      Summary:

      During week 6 (Feb 5-11, 2012), influenza activity remained low.
      The influenza-like-illness rate was 0.8% with 72.7% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
      The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL has increased since last week; however, the percent positive for influenza has decreased.
      There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
      There were no hospitalizations or deaths reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.

      Full report:
      http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120211.pdf
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 7

        Public Health
        Week 7: February 12-18, 2012

        Summary:

        During week 7 (Feb 12-18, 2012), influenza activity remained low.
        The influenza-like-illness rate was 3.2% with 59.1% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
        The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL has decreased since last week, and the percent positive for influenza was zero.
        There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
        There were no hospitalizations or deaths reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.

        Full report:
        http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120218.pdf
        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
        -Nelson Mandela

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 8

          Public Health
          Week 8: February 19-25, 2012

          Influenza activity in Manitoba remains low.

          Summary:

          During week 8 (Feb 19-25, 2012), influenza activity remained low.
          The influenza-like-illness rate was 2.0% with 59.1% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
          The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL was comparable to last week (53 tests in week 8 from 51 tests in week 7), and the percent positive for influenza was zero.
          There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
          There were no hospitalizations or deaths reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.

          Full report:
          http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120225.pdf
          "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
          -Nelson Mandela

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 9

            Week 9: February 26 March 3, 2012

            Influenza activity in Manitoba has increased since last week.

            Summary:

            During week 9 (Feb 26 Mar 3, 2012), influenza activity increased.
            The influenza-like-illness rate was 1.1% with 72.7% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
            The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL was slightly higher than last week, and the percent positive for influenza was 5%.
            There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
            There was one hospitalization reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.

            Full report:
            http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120303.pdf
            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
            -Nelson Mandela

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 10

              Week 10: March 4-10, 2012

              Influenza activity in Manitoba has increased since last week.

              Summary:

              During week 10 (Mar 4-10, 2012), influenza activity increased.
              The influenza-like-illness rate was 2.2% with 63.6% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
              The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL was about the same as last week; however, the percent positive for influenza increased from 5% to 27%.
              There were four lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week in long term care facilities: two of influenza A and two of influenza B.
              There were five hospitalizations reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
              ...
              Since the last flu report, there have been:
              10 new cases of influenza A reported;
              10 new cases of influenza B reported.

              Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
              21 cases of influenza A reported;
              16 cases of influenza B reported.

              Full report:
              http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120310.pdf
              "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
              -Nelson Mandela

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 10

                Week 11: March 11-17, 2012

                Influenza activity in Manitoba has increased since last week.

                Summary:

                During week 11 (Mar 11-17, 2012), influenza activity increased.
                The influenza-like-illness rate was 2.1% with 59.1% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL has increased since last week. The percent positive for influenza remained about the same (from 27% to 28%).
                There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
                There were four hospitalizations reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
                ...
                The proportion of patients seen for an ILI remained about the same during week 11 compared to last week (2.2% from 2.1%). The proportion is a bit higher than what was observed at the same time last season.
                ...
                Since the last flu report, there have been:
                6 new cases of influenza A reported;
                25 new cases of influenza B reported.

                Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                27 cases of influenza A reported;
                41 cases of influenza B reported.
                ...
                During week 11, there were:
                4 new hospitalizations;
                0 new ICU admissions;
                0 new deaths.

                Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                14 hospitalizations, of which
                1 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                1 death.1

                Full report:
                http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120317.pdf
                "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                -Nelson Mandela

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 12

                  Week 12: March 18-24, 2012

                  Influenza activity in Manitoba has increased since last week.

                  Summary:

                  During week 12 (Mar 18-24, 2012), influenza activity increased.
                  The influenza-like-illness rate was 1.8% with 50% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                  The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL remained about the same as last week. The percent positive for influenza increased (from 28% to 47%).
                  There was one lab-confirmed outbreak of influenza B reported this week.
                  There were eight hospitalizations reported since last week, of which two were admitted to an ICU, and three deaths reported associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza. (This aggregate count should be interpreted with caution as underlying cause of death may or may not be directly related to the lab-confirmed positive influenza diagnosis.)
                  ...
                  Since the last flu report, there have been:
                  12 new cases of influenza A reported;
                  43 new cases of influenza B reported.

                  Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                  39 cases of influenza A reported;
                  84 cases of influenza B reported.
                  ...
                  Since the last flu report, there have been:
                  8 new hospitalizations;
                  2 new ICU admissions;
                  3 new deaths.

                  Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                  22 hospitalizations, of which
                  3 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                  4 deaths.

                  Full report:
                  http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120324.pdf
                  "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                  -Nelson Mandela

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 13

                    Week 13: March 25-31, 2012
                    Summary:

                    During week 13 (Mar 25-31, 2012), influenza activity decreased.
                    The influenza-like-illness rate was 3.6% with 54.6% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                    The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL decreased since last week (from 133 to 123). The percent positive for influenza remained about the same (from 47% to 46%).
                    There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
                    There were ten hospitalizations reported since last week associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza, of which two were admitted to an ICU.
                    ...
                    Since the last flu report, there have been:
                    9 new cases of influenza A reported;
                    46 new cases of influenza B reported.
                    Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                    48 cases of influenza A reported;
                    130 cases of influenza B reported.
                    ...
                    Since the last flu report, there have been:
                    10 new hospitalizations;
                    2 new ICU admissions;
                    0 new deaths.

                    Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                    32 hospitalizations, of which
                    5 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                    4 deaths.

                    Full report:
                    http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120331.pdf
                    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                    -Nelson Mandela

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 14

                      Week 14: April 1-7, 2012
                      Influenza activity in Manitoba has decreased since last week.

                      Summary:
                      During week 14 (Apr 1-7, 2012), influenza activity decreased.
                      The influenza-like-illness rate was 4.5% with 54.6% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                      The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL decreased since last week (from 123 to 94). The percent positive for influenza also decreased (from 46% to 36%).
                      There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
                      There were three hospitalizations reported since last week associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
                      ...
                      The proportion of patients seen for an ILI increased slightly during week 14 compared to last week (4.5% from 3.6%). The proportion is higher than what was observed at the same time last season.
                      ...
                      Since the last flu report, there have been:
                      2 new cases of influenza A reported;
                      18 new cases of influenza B reported.

                      Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                      50 cases of influenza A reported;
                      148 cases of influenza B reported.
                      ...
                      Since the last flu report, there have been:
                      3 new hospitalizations;
                      0 new ICU admissions;
                      0 new deaths.

                      Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                      35 hospitalizations, of which
                      5 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                      4 deaths.

                      Full report:
                      http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120407.pdf
                      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                      -Nelson Mandela

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 15

                        Week 15: April 8-14, 2012
                        Influenza activity in Manitoba has decreased since last week.

                        Summary:

                        During week 15 (Apr 8-14, 2012), influenza activity decreased.
                        The influenza-like-illness rate was 4.1% with 41.2% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                        The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL continues to decline (from 94 to 76). The percent positive for influenza remained about the same (from 36% to 38%).
                        There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
                        There were ten hospitalizations and one ICU admission reported since last week associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
                        ...
                        Since the last flu report, there have been:
                        8 new cases of influenza A reported;
                        15 new cases of influenza B reported.

                        Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                        58 cases of influenza A reported;
                        163 cases of influenza B reported.
                        ...
                        Since the last flu report, there have been:
                        10 new hospitalizations;
                        1 new ICU admission;
                        0 new deaths.

                        Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                        45 hospitalizations, of which
                        6 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                        4 deaths.

                        Full report:
                        http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120414.pdf
                        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                        -Nelson Mandela

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 16

                          Week 16: April 15-21, 2012
                          Influenza activity in Manitoba remains low.

                          Summary:

                          The influenza-like-illness rate was 2.2% with 50% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                          The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL increased this week (from 76 to 93); however, the percent positive for influenza decreased (from 38% to 12%).
                          There was 1 new case of influenza A and 12 new cases of influenza B reported.
                          There were five hospitalizations and one ICU admission reported since last week associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
                          There were two lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza B reported this week.
                          ...
                          Since the last flu report, there have been:
                          1 new case of influenza A reported;
                          12 new cases of influenza B reported.
                          Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                          59 cases of influenza A reported;
                          175 cases of influenza B reported.
                          ...
                          Since the last flu report, there have been:
                          5 new hospitalizations;
                          1 new ICU admission;
                          0 new deaths.
                          Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                          50 hospitalizations, of which
                          7 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                          4 deaths.

                          Full report:
                          http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120421.pdf
                          "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                          -Nelson Mandela

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 17

                            Week 17: April 22-28, 2012
                            Influenza activity in Manitoba remains moderately low.
                            Summary:

                            The influenza-like-illness rate was 4.3% with 55% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                            The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL was about the same as last week (from 93 to 90); however, the percent positive for influenza increased (from 12% to 24%).
                            There were 4 new cases of influenza A and 14 new cases of influenza B reported.
                            There were five hospitalizations and two ICU admissions reported since last week associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
                            There were no lab-confirmed outbreaks of influenza reported this week.
                            ...

                            Since the last flu report, there have been:
                            4 new cases of influenza A reported;
                            14 new cases of influenza B reported.

                            Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                            63 cases of influenza A reported;
                            189 cases of influenza B reported.
                            ...
                            Since the last flu report, there have been:
                            5 new hospitalizations;
                            2 new ICU admissions;
                            0 new deaths.

                            Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                            55 hospitalizations, of which
                            9 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                            4 deaths.

                            Full report:
                            http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120428.pdf
                            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                            -Nelson Mandela

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              Re: Manitoba Influenza Reports 2011/2012 Season Week 18

                              Week 18: April 29 May 5, 2012
                              Influenza activity in Manitoba remains moderately low.

                              Summary:

                              The influenza-like-illness rate was 1.3% with 41% of sentinel physician sites reporting.
                              The number of respiratory tests performed by CPL decreased compared to last week (from 90 to 78), and the percent positive for influenza also decreased (from 24% to 15%).
                              There were 2 new cases of influenza A and 10 new cases of influenza B reported.
                              There were four hospitalizations reported since last week associated with a lab-confirmed report of influenza.
                              There was one lab-confirmed outbreak of influenza B reported in a long term care facility this week.
                              ...
                              Since the last flu report, there have been:
                              2 new cases of influenza A reported;
                              10 new cases of influenza B reported.

                              Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                              65 cases of influenza A reported;
                              199 cases of influenza B reported.
                              ...
                              Since the last flu report, there have been:
                              4 new hospitalizations;
                              0 new ICU admissions;
                              0 new deaths.

                              Since the beginning of the season, there have been:
                              59 hospitalizations, of which
                              9 resulted in an ICU admission; and
                              4 deaths.

                              Full report:
                              http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publiche...nza/120505.pdf
                              "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                              -Nelson Mandela

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