Kitsap Respiratory Illness Report: December 18 – December 24, 2022

Click here to access week 51 of the Kitsap Respiratory Illness Report: 12.18.2022 – 12.24.2022.

Summary: Local influenza activity is currently high, with 229 positive influenza tests in the past week (1,497 cumulative (25.1% of total tested) since 10/2/2022). RSV activity is currently elevated, with 25 positive RSV tests in the past week (412 since the start of the season). In the past week 6.8% of emergency department (ED) visits were related to influenza-like illness (ILI). In the 2022-2023 flu season, there has been 1 influenza-related death and 3 outbreaks in long-term care facilities.