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Flu and Coronavirus Tracking September 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) Tracking!

These CDC US reports includes all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands.  These are cases reported to the CDC since January 21, 2020.

Nationwide there have been 6,656,799 reported cases and 197,116 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 135,446 reported cases 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

 

Flu Tracking!

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

The 2019-20 influenza season began on September 29, 2019 and will end on September 26, 2020. Starting October 2nd, a new flu season will begin for SC DHEC tracking purposes.

Week of  September 6 to September 12, 2020

Geographic Spread: No flu activity,

Influenza Activity: Overall, increase

Influenza Like Illness Activity Level: Minimal

Hospitalizations in SC: 2991 this season, 3 in the past week

Flu-Associated Deaths in SC: 141 this season, 0 this week

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

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