Dept. of Health Provides Flu Update
June 3, 2021
On May 28, the Pa. Dept. of Health provided an update on the 2020-2021 flu season, which was one of the mildest flu seasons on record and ended on May 22.
Flu activity remained low across the commonwealth and nationally the entire season. The 2020-21 season, with the co-circulation of COVID-19, was comparable to the 2015-16 season when the H1N1 flu virus predominated.
As of May 22, there have been 3,664 laboratory-confirmed flu cases and 21 flu-associated deaths statewide. This is a 95 percent decrease from cumulative count of cases at the end of the 2019-20 flu season.
Influenza A and B...