2019/20 FluSurvey Provisional Results
The 2019/20 FluSurvey officially started on the 13th Nov 2019 (week 46), recruitment of eligible participant ended on the 25th of December, 2019 (week 52). Data from participants who registered on the platform during the time frame were included in the analysis for reporting weekly ILI incidence during the flu season. Thank you to everyone who signed up to participate. As always, we will be sending out weekly reminder emails to encourage you to complete the questionnaire telling us if you are unwell or not.
The flu season data was completed during week 20, there were 2,076 users completing the weekly symptoms questionnaire completing the weekly symptoms questionnaire. The overall ILI rate (all age groups) of influenza-like-illness (ILI) was 9.2 per 1,000 (19/2,076 people reported at least 1 ILI), with the highest rate seen in under 20-44 year olds (21.9 per 1,000). The weekly national influenza report showed influenza activity has been decreasing across most influenza indicators and now below baseline levels in week 5 (PHE - National Influenza Report).