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Flu and Coronavirus Tracking April 3, 2020

Flu Watch!

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Week of March 22, 2020 – March 28, 2020

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

Influenza Activity: Overall, decrease

Influenza Like Illness Activity Level: High

Hospitalizations in SC: 2883 this season, 13 in the past week

Flu-Associated Deaths in SC: 111 this season, 2 this week


Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) Tracking!

These CDC US reports includes all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands.

Nationwide there have been 239,279 reported cases and 5,443 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 1,554 reported cases associated with COVID-19. Click here for more information on COVID-19 in South Carolina.


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