Kitsap Respiratory Illness Report: January 29 – February 4

Click here to access week 4 of the Kitsap Respiratory Illness Report: 01.29.23-02.04.23.

Summary: Local influenza activity is currently low, with 4 positive influenza tests in the past week (1,675 cumulative (19.7% of total tested) since 10/2/2022). RSV activity is currently elevated, with 6 positive RSV tests in the past week (482 since the start of the season). In the past week 1.6% of emergency department (ED) visits were related to influenza-like illness (ILI). In the 2022-2023 flu season, there have been 7 influenza-related deaths and 5 outbreaks in long-term care facilities.