Minsal reports 91 confirmed cases of monkeypox: first hospitalized reported

The Ministry of Health delivered a new Epidemiological Report on monkeypox in the country. It confirms that there are 91 confirmed cases, plus one suspect.

25 cases have already been discharged and 83 suspected of carrying the disease have been ruled out.

One of the main novelties reported is that for the first time there is a person hospitalized As a result of the disease, there are also 66 patients who are in isolation.

Cases concentrated in the MRI

Of the total number of confirmed and probable cases, 90% have residence in the Metropolitan region3.3% in the Araucanía region, 3.3% in the Valparaíso region, these being the most affected regions.

The report highlights that the majority of cases, are concentrated in the urban area of ​​the Metropolitan regionwhere the commune of Santiago for being the one with the highest number of cases

world situation

The United States declared monkeypox a public health emergency in the United States (USA), this product of an increase in infections since already exceed 7,000 cases in the country.

WHO/PAHO reported as of July 31 a total of 21,256 confirmed cases in 78 countries. For its part, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 26,208 cases as of August 3 in 87 countries .

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