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Flu Tracker – January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

Flu Watch!

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Week of Jan 5, 2020 – Jan 11, 2020

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

Influenza Activity: overall, decrease

Influenza Like Illness Activity Level: high

Hospitalizations: 1099 this season, 183 in the past week

Flu-Associated Deaths in SC: 34 this season, 5 this week (3 from previous weeks that were reported late)

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