Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and SARS-CoV-2
- Influenza A and RSV detection rates were below 2% during October.
- Influenza B cases continued to be detected during October with positivity rates reaching 5% in weeks 42 and 43, but remained below the seasonal threshold.
- SARS-CoV-2 detection rates ranged from 15.3 – 17.3% nationally in the reporting period, as compared to 13.6 – 15.6% in September. There were no notable changes in SARS-CoV-2 testing rates.
Respiratory Pathogen Statistics: October 2023