November 4, 2018, 23:26
The highest incidence of upper respiratory tract infections has been recorded in Jelgava, Ventspils and Jurmala, according to the latest monitoring data from the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPCC).
The SPKC is monitored weekly, including ten sites.
Compared to the previous tracking week, the incidence of the upper one
respiratory infections increased in the Gulbene, Jurmala, Jekabpils,
Riga and Liepaja.
However, the highest is Ventspils, where the average number of people was 1834 per 100 000 inhabitants, in Jurmala – 1.821 per 100.000 and in Jelgava – 1111 cases per 100.000 inhabitants.
The most affected are children under 4 years of age.
SPKC experts explain that reporting patients to GP practices
upper respiratory tract infections were similar to previous seasons
average for that time period.
Meanwhile, cases of influenza have not yet been detected in the monitoring regions.