On Thursday, February 16, EODY published the new weekly surveillance report of cases of coronavirus, influenza and other viral infections of the respiratory that is on the rise in our country for the week from February 6 to 12.

According to the EODY, in the last week 109 deaths from coronavirus were recorded and 117 are hospitalized with intubation.

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In more detail:

Influenza syndromes (regardless of pathogen)

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an increase compared to the previous week was recorded in the community
the increase concerned the ages 15-64 and ?65 years
SARS-CoV2 virus – COVID-19 infection

the positivity in all the tested samples was at the same levels as the previous one
the number of admissions for COVID-19 showed a decrease
the number of new intubations showed a decrease
the number of intubated patients with COVID-19 infection is 117
109 deaths were recorded with a median age of 83 years (range 49-98)
the BA.5 sub-variant is the most common Omicron sub-variant
the sub-variant BQ.1.1. is the most frequent sub-variant of BA.5, with an increasing trend
most frequent sub-variant of BA.2 remains BA.2.75 (49%), followed by sub-variant CH.1.1 (29%) and sub-variant XBB.1.5 (19%)
viral load surveillance in municipal wastewater showed an increase in SARSCoV2 circulation in 5 of 10 areas tested