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Weekly consultation rates of influenza-like illness reported by General Out-patient Clinics (GOPC) and Private Medical Practitioner (PMP) Clinics 2021

Weekly consultation rates of influenza-like illness reported by General Out-patient Clinics (GOPC) and Private Medical Practitioner (PMP) Clinics 2021

Week 14 (28/3 – 3/4)
Latest data reported by sentinel PMP clinics showed the consultation rate for influenza-like illness was at baseline level.
The CHP monitors the overall activity of common infectious diseases through a series of surveillance systems. The overall seasonal influenza activity in Hong Kong remained low. Please refer to Flu Express at http://www.chp.gov.hk/en/guideline1_year/29/134/441/304.html for details.
For the week ending Rate (per 1000 consultations)
GOPC PMP clinics
2/1 0.7 19.8
9/1 0.5 19.8
16/1 0.4 19.0
23/1 0.5 23.3
30/1 0.5 13.2
6/2 0.5 16.5
13/2 0.7 11.4
20/2 0.6 11.1
27/2 0.6 6.2
6/3 0.6 15.5
13/3 0.5 5.6
20/3 0.5 6.2
27/3 0.4 14.3
3/4 0.4 11.0
10/4    
17/4    
24/4    
1/5    
8/5    
15/5    
22/5    
29/5    
5/6    
12/6    
19/6    
26/6    
3/7    
10/7    
17/7    
24/7    
31/7    
7/8    
14/8    
21/8    
28/8    
4/9    
11/9    
18/9    
25/9    
2/10    
9/10    
16/10    
23/10    
30/10    
6/11    
13/11    
20/11    
27/11    
4/12    
11/12    
18/12    
25/12    

Note:
The CHP has started to use electronic data on diagnosis coding of patients of the Hospital Authority's General Out-patient Clinics for sentinel surveillance since January 2020, replacing manual data collection in the past.