This report summarizes data on cases diagnosed and notified in July 2023 using the National Notifiable Medical Conditions Surveillance System (NMCSS).

This report also provides the distribution of case notifications by source i.e., clinical or laboratory notification, as well as merged cases and the number of reported deaths. It tracks the use of the electronic Application (App) for notification, data quality, specifically completeness and timeliness of clinical notifications over time, and back-captured cases notified in February. This report has excluded category 4 NMCs, and multi-system inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C). The Covid-19 data reported in this report represents routine surveillance notification data.

Key highlights

  • A total of 8 652 cases were notified in August 2023 and the majority were category 2 conditions.
  • There were 397 average active users of the NMC App in August 2023.
  • Category 1 cases were reported in median (IQR) of 1 (0, 3) days.