|Flu Season*||Positive Flu Tests†||Influenza-Related Deaths|
|Total Deaths||Pediatric Deaths‡|
|2021-2022 (through 6/18/2022)||5,001||14||0|
* Generally from September through April of the following year.
† This number represents only those tested at specified Los Angeles County influenza surveillance labs and whose results are positive.
‡ Ages 0-17
** The dramatic drop-off in reported influenza cases during this period was attributed to widespread public health practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as requirements for face coverings, social distancing, closures, etc.
†† Official summary numbers had not been provided for the end of this season, due to public health staff's rapid consumption with COVID-19 data. Numbers presented here are cumulative tallies of weekly influenza reports for the season through Mar. 21, 2020.