NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN)– The Centers for Disease Control say that the flu is now being considered ‘widespread’ in Tennessee.
In the last week of influenza activity in Tennessee:
• The percentage of outpatients with ILI visiting the state’s Sentinel clinic sites was 3.87.
- The CDC’s baseline rate is 2.4%.
- 4.0% of specimens tested positive for influenza viruses.
- 12 of 95 Tennessee counties have had at least one confirmed influenza-positive result in recent weeks.