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Flu and Coronavirus Tracking March 6, 2020

March 06, 2020

Flu Watch!

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Week of February 23, 2020 – February 29, 2020

Geographic Spread: Widespread flu activity, Sixteenth week at this activity level

Influenza Activity: overall, no change

Influenza Like Illness Activity Level: High

Hospitalizations: 2559 this season, 201 in the past week

Flu-Associated Deaths in SC: 93 this season, 7 this week

https://www.scdhec.gov/health/flu/flu-watch-data-reports-maps

 

Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) Tracking!

As of today, the CDC has updated their US reports to include 19 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin

Nationwide there have been 164 reported cases and 11 reported deaths associated with COVID-19.

Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said in a CDC telebriefing on 3-4-2020: “States are reporting results quickly and in the event of a discrepancy between CDC and state case counts, the state case counts should always be considered more up to date.”

As of this posting, in South Carolina there have been no reported cases and no reported deaths associated with COVID-19. Click here for more information on COVID-19 in South Carolina.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

 

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