ADH updates weekly flu/COVID report
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Arkansas Department of Health tracks viral respiratory diseases, including influenza, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) each week.
On Thursday, Nov. 30, the ADH reported “moderate” activity of flu-like illness.
For the week ending Nov. 25, there were eight new flu-related hospitalizations and 19 new COVID-19-related hospital admissions.
Four flu deaths have been reported during the current season. However, the ADH reported 42 deaths in the past week due to pneumonia.
The ADH also reported 0 COVID-19-related deaths for the week ending Nov. 25, and 584 COVID deaths since Jan. 1.
One influenza outbreak has been reported from nursing homes or other congregate setting institutions this flu season.
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