The flu evolved with high intensity, nationwide, and flu cases doubled from previous week.
There have been reported, at national level, 7.022 flu cases, spread throughout the country, almost double the number reported in the previous week (3.645) and those reported in the same week of the previous year (3.455 cases).
At the same time, 8 new flu virus deaths have been confirmed. Since the beginning of the 2019-2020 season there have been 18 confirmed deaths from flu. In the previous season, during the same period, there were 94 confirmed deaths with flu virus.
During this period, it is recommended to limit the access of visitors to hospitals, especially in the risk sections, to carry out the epidemiological triage of the medical-sanitary personnel, to restore the stocks of antiviral medication and the stocks of protective equipment.