Influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity in the community this year has increased since March 2022. Here are some key points.

  • In the year to date in 2022, there have been 87,989 notifications reported to the National Notifiable Diseases
  • Surveillance System (NNDSS) in Australia, of which 47,860 notifications had a diagnosis date this fortnight.
  • From mid-April 2022, the weekly number of notifications of laboratory-confirmed influenza reported in Australia has exceeded the 5 year average.
  • In 2022 to date, people aged 5–19 years and children aged younger than 5 years have the highest notification rates.

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