Flu and Coronavirus Tracking March 20, 2020
March 20, 2020
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Week of March 8, 2020 – March 14, 2020
Geographic Spread: Widespread flu activity
Influenza Activity: Overall, increase
- Influenza was the most frequently identified respiratory viral pathogen during week ending 03/14/2020 followed by Rhinovirus.
Flu-Associated Deaths in NC: 138 this season, 1 this week
Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) Tracking!
As of today, at 12pm, the CDC has updated their US reports to include all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands.
Nationwide there have been 15,219 reported cases and 201 reported deaths associated with COVID-19.
Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases said in a CDC telebriefing on 3-4-2020: “States are reporting results quickly and in the event of a discrepancy between CDC and state case counts, the state case counts should always be considered more up to date.”
As of this posting, in North Carolina there has been 137 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Click here for more information on COVID-19 in North Carolina.
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