The epidemic threshold for ARVI and influenza in the Novosibirsk region is exceeded by 15%

The epidemic threshold for ARVI and influenza in the Novosibirsk region is exceeded by 15%

NOVOSIBIRSK, April 17. / TASS /. About 19.4 thousand residents of the Novosibirsk region last week appealed to medical institutions with diagnoses of influenza and ARVI. Exceeding the epidemic threshold was 15.2%, according to the Office of Rospotrebnadzor in the Novosibirsk region on Tuesday.

“During the 15th week of the year, 19.4 thousand cases of acute respiratory viral infection in the Novosibirsk region were registered, the indicator was 69.6 per 10 thousand of the population, which is 15.2% higher than the epidural threshold, including 14.5 thousand in Novosibirsk. cases of the incidence of acute respiratory viral infection, the indicator was 90.4 per 10 thousand of the population, which is higher than the epidromalog value by 14.9%, “the agency reports.

The epidemiological incidence rate in the region among children under 2 years is exceeded by almost 9%. The greatest number of cases among adolescents older than 15 years is 7.6 thousand cases, the excess of the epidemic threshold was 15%.

Experts examined about 1.1 thousand patients with signs of influenza. There were 608 cases of influenza (64 influenza B and 544 influenza A), as well as 20 parainfluenza viruses and 2 adenoviruses.

Before the beginning of the epidemic season in the Novosibirsk region, 1.2 million people were vaccinated, which is 43.3% of the total population. There are no vaccinated people among the vaccinated.

Earlier in the Novosibirsk region, the first case of death from influenza was recorded in the epidemic season: a resident of the region born in 1958 died of the influenza A (H1N1) virus, the regional Ministry of Health explained the adverse outcome by late treatment of the patient, besides, he was not vaccinated. Meanwhile, in general, the number of cases of influenza in the Novosibirsk region decreased by 36% compared to the previous year.

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