Kitsap Respiratory Illness Report: January 22 – January 28

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Click here to access week 4 of the Kitsap Respiratory Illness Report: 01.22.2023 – 01.28.2023.

Summary: Local influenza activity is currently low, with 2 positive influenza tests in the past week (1,671 cumulative (20.6% of total tested) since 10/2/2022). RSV activity is currently elevated, with 5 positive RSV tests in the past week (476 since the start of the season). In the past week 0.7% of emergency department (ED) visits were related to influenza-like illness (ILI). In the 2022-2023 flu season, there have been 6 influenza-related deaths and 5 outbreaks in long-term care facilities.