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Idaho H1N1 case counts & deaths (no hospitalization data)

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  • Idaho H1N1 case counts & deaths (no hospitalization data)

    Confirmed 2009 H1N1 influenza-associated deaths since September 1, 2009: 10 as of 10/26/2009 (included in the totals shown in the table below)

    2009 H1N1 Influenza Surveillance Findings by County, Idaho as of Monday, October 24, 2009 (4:30pm MDT):

    (see site for county list)

    Number of Confirmed Cases†
    4/26/09 – 8/31/09 = 341

    Number of Confirmed Cases‡
    9/1/09 – 10/24/09 = 616

    There have been 1941 samples tested at IBL for influenza as of Saturday, October 3, 2009

    * If a county is not listed, there are no probable or confirmed cases for that county.

    † The data presented are (1) provisional, (2) only confirmed or probable symptomatic infections and (3) only reflects Idaho residents. Numbers presented here may change based on completed investigations.

    ‡ Since September 1, 2009, with the availability of confirmatory diagnostic testing for 2009 H1N1 at commercial laboratories, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has limited confirmatory 2009 H1N1 testing at the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories to individuals from designated surveillance sites, those hospitalized with suspected influenza, persons working in a hospital setting, pregnant women, or as a part of a possible outbreak in a facility or other special setting under investigation by the local public health district.
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