The number of ARI cases in the Transcarpathia is decreasing in all age groups

18 February 2019 14:10  13194759 0196699
The number of ARI cases in the Transcarpathia is decreasing in all age groups

Over the past week (08.02 - 15.02.2019), 6,340 people in the region sought medical advice about the signs of acute respiratory infection, the incidence is 503 per 100 thousand people, which is 17% above the set epidemic threshold. Compared with the previous week, the number of cases decreased by 20% (1,621 cases).

Decreased incidence rate is observed in all age groups. Among the people, who called for medical help, 3,705 are children under the age of 17 (58% of all patients) and 2,635 are adults (42%). Last week, 219 people were hospitalized for respiratory infections (3% of all cases). Rapid tests confirmed the diagnosis of A flu in 21 patients, including 8 children and 13 adults (13 in the city of Uzhgorod, 4 - in the city of Mukachevo, 1 - in Uzhgorod, 3 - in Mukachevo districts).

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