Summary

These reports provide a weekly summary of communicable diseases notifications, investigations and issues in NSW.

These reports include a summary of notifiable infections for the week as reported to NSW public health units by medical practitioners, hospitals and pathology laboratories.


Week-Year
Week ending
   Topics
​​ 33-2019
17 August 2019​​
  • ​​​​Hepatitis A – two cases and alert to South Korean community
  • Q fever – two cases and Q fever awareness campaign
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 32-2019
10 August 2019​​
  • ​​​Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli – two unrelated cases reported
  • Chikungunya – one new case reported
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 31-2019
3 August 2019​​
  • ​​Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) – one new case reported
  • Psittacosis – one new case reported
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 30-2019
27 July 2019​
  • Invasive meningococcal disease – six new cases in the reporting week
  • NSW STI Strategy 2016 – 2020: January to December 2018
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
     29-2019
20 July 2019
  • Viral hepatitis – World Hepatitis Day
  • Hepatitis B and C – 2018 data report available
  • HIV – Innovative NSW strategies feature in global report
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 28 - 2019​
13 July 2019
  •  Invasive meningococcal disease – two new cases
  • Legionellosis – two new cases
  • Kunjin/West Nile virus – one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 27- 2019
6 July 2019
  • Ciguatera fish poisoning – two suspected clusters
  • Measles – one traveller infectious in NSW
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 26- 2019
29 June 2019
  • Hepatitis D – one new case in the reporting week
  • Shigellosis – fourteen new notifications received in the reporting week
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 25- 2019
22 June 2019
  • ​​Invasive meningococcal disease – three new cases in the reporting week
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 24-2019
15 June 2019
  • Hendra virus – one new case in a horse
  • Meningococcal disease – one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 23-2019​
8 June 2019
  • Shigellosis- nine new cases
  • Measles – one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW​

 22-2019
1 June 2019

  • Measles – one new imported case
  • Dengue – four new imported cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 21-2019​
25 May 2019
  • ​​HIV - Quarter 1 2019 data report available
  • Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli and haemolytic uraemic syndrome – new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW​
20-2019​
18 May 2019
  • ​​Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)- one new case
  • Invasive meningococcal disease - one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW​
​​ 19-2019
11 May 2019​​
  • Cholera - one new case
  • Measles – one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 18-2019
04 May 2019​
  • Listeriosis - two new cases
  • Measles – two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 17-2019
27 April 2019​
  • Influenza – activity continues to be higher than expected for this time of year. Winter Flu Campaign launch – time to get vaccinated
  • Measles – one new case reported
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 16-2019
20 April 2019
  • Measles – one new case in Western NSW
  • Legionellosis – two new cases reported; potting mix warning
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 15-2019
13 April 2019
  • ​​​Rubella – seven cases in 2019 year to date 
  • Leprosy – one notification last reorting period
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
       14-2019         06 April 2019
  • ​​Measles – six new cases
  • Hepatitis A – two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 13-2019
30 March 2019​​​
  • Paratyphoid – six new cases
  • Legionellosis – two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 12-2019
23 March 2019​​
  • ​​​​HIV – Data report - Quarter 4 & Annual 2018 – HIV data report new release
  • Measles – five new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​​ 11-2019
16 March 2019​
  • ​​​Influenza – high inter-seasonal activity continues
  • World Tuberculosis Day – Sunday 24 March 2019
  • Viral gastroenteritis - increase in institutional outbreaks
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
10-2019
09 March 2019​
  • ​​Invasive meningococcal disease – one new case
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough) – summary of NSW cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
09-2019
02 March 2019​
  • Measles – three new cases
  • Gonorrhoea – rising number of notifications
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
08-2019
23 February 2019
  • Tetanus – one new case
  • Listeriosis – one new case
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
07-2019
16 February 2019
  • Leprosy– one new case
  • Salmonella Typhimurium – increasing notifications
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
06-2019
09 February 2019
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease – one new case
  • Measles – one new NSW case and alert for airline passengers
  • Invasive meningococcal disease – case confirmed in an infant
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

05-2019
02 February 2019

  • Salmonellosis – an increase in the number of notifications
  • Influenza – high out of season activity
  • Botulism –case confirmed in an infant
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

04-2019
26 January 2019

  • Measles – three new cases reported this week
  • NSW STI strategy 2016 – 2020: January to June 2018 data report
  • NSW Tuberculosis report 2017
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

03-2019
19 January 2019

  • Invasive meningococcal disease – one new case reported this week
  • Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease) – new cases and Sydney CBD investigation
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
02-2019
12 January 2019
  • Hepatitis A and typhoid fever - infections in returning travellers
  • Measles – two new cases with eight since Christmas
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
01-2019
5 January 2018
  • Measles – three new unrelated measles cases reported
  • Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV) – continuing risk from flying foxes and other bats
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

Past communicable diseases weekly reports

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File Size: 316 kb
Type: Report
Date of Publication: 22 August 2019
SHPN: (HP NSW) 190002