WEEKLY RESPIRATORY PATHOGENS SURVEILLANCE REPORT WEEK
- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) activity continues to be seen in all surveillance sites and 2021 RSV season has not started yet.
- No influenza cases have been detected in 2021.
- From 2 March 2020 to 28 February 2021, a total of 1168 COVID-19 cases were detected from all surveillance programmes. COVID-19 cases detected continue to decline in all programs from week 3 (week starting 18 January 2021) in pneumonia surveillance (SARI) and from week 2 (week starting 11 Jan 2021) in Influenza-like Illness (ILI) surveillance programme. Of the 845 hospitalised COVID-19 cases reported with available data on outcome, 112 (13%) died.