Influenza: Wisconsin Data

During the 2019-2020 flu season, there were 36,175 cases of the flu in Wisconsin. Of these, there were 4,425 flu-related hospitalizations and 183 deaths, including 3 children.

Also of note, there were 73 hospitalizations among pregnant people and 14 hospitalizations among post-partum people - the highest number since DHS started monitoring this information.

For weekly case count updates, please see the Wisconsin Weekly Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report, P-02346 (PDF), and the Weekly Respiratory Virus Surveillance Report Description (PDF) for a description of what's in the report.


For information on national data, visit the CDC Flu Activity and Surveillance page.

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Last Revised: September 16, 2020