Primary care data

Syndromic surveillance data

For week 30/2020, 13 Member States or areas with defined thresholds for ILI activity and 7 Member States with defined thresholds for ARI all reported baseline activity levels.

Influenza activity

Of 19 Member States and areas that reported on the intensity indicator, 17 reported activity at baseline levels and 2 reported low intensity (Azerbaijan and Slovakia) for week 30/2020.

Of 18 Member States and areas that reported on geographic spread, 16 reported no activity, 2 reported sporadic spread (Ireland and United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)) for week 30/2020.

Viruses detected in sentinel-source specimens (ILI and ARI)

For week 30/2020, of 55 sentinel specimens tested for influenza virus, none were positive.

Cumulatively, for weeks 21-30/2020, 1 of 688 (0.1%) sentinel specimens tested positive for influenza virus. It was influenza type B and not ascribed to a lineage.

Details of the distribution of viruses detected in non-sentinel-source specimens can be found in the Virus characteristics section.