PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS EXCESS RESPIRATORY ENCOUNTERS

The report is based on data collected from 5 March 2020 up to 19 September (week 37 of 2021). 

Key highlights

  • Respiratory admissions have decreased in all provinces but have increased in children aged ≤ 19 years. COVID-19 admissions have decreased in all provinces and age groups.
  • In recent weeks, respiratory and COVID-19 general practitioner visits have decreased in all provinces and those aged 20 years and above. Respiratory general practitioner visits have increased in children aged 0 – 19 years.
  • Outpatient emergency department respiratory and COVID-19 consultations have decreased in all provinces. Respiratory and COVID-19 consultations among children aged 0 – 4 years have slightly increased while those in the other age groups have decreased.

PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS EXCESS RESPIRATORY ENCOUNTERS WEEK 37 (2021)