India’s Monkeypox Tally Reaches 9, Centre Calls For Meeting: All You Need To Know


A foreigner, with no travel history, tested positive for monkeypox in Delhi on Thursday. This is India’s ninth and Delhi’s fourth monkeypox case.
Amid the rising monkeypox cases across the globe, India recorded its ninth case on Wednesday after a foreign national tested positive in Delhi. It is yet not known if the 31-year-old woman had traveled abroad recently. Of the nine cases reported from India, five are from Kerala and four from Delhi.

On Wednesday, another foreigner with no recent travel history tested positive for monkeypox in Delhi and was admitted to the government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital. As more cases are being reported, screening at airports has been stepped up and states and Centre have issued guidelines in view of the unfolding health situation.
Here is what you need to know about monkeypox cases in India and several steps taken to handle the situation:
India reported it’s first monkeypox case on July 14 from Kerala after a 35-year-old man tested positive. The case was also the first in WHO South-East Asia Region. The person has now recovered and was discharged from the hospital on July 30. However, another person from Kerala who had tested positive for monkeypox in UAE died last week. The state health minister of Kerala, Veena George, said on Sunday that the man had no symptoms for monkeypox and a probe had been launched to ascertain the cause of death. Also Read: Kerala Man With Monkeypox Dies, 20 Quarantined: All You Need To Know Meanwhile, the first monkeypox case from Delhi was also discharged from the hospital earlier this week.

Cases in India

India reported it’s first monkeypox case on July 14 from Kerala after a 35-year-old man tested positive. The case was also the first in WHO South-East Asia Region. The person has now recovered and was discharged from the hospital on July 30. However, another person from Kerala who had tested positive for monkeypox in UAE died last week. The state health minister of Kerala, Veena George, said on Sunday that the man had no symptoms for monkeypox and a probe had been launched to ascertain the cause of death.
Meanwhile, the first monkeypox case from Delhi was also discharged from the hospital earlier this week.

Source: https://www.boomlive.in/news/indias-monkeypox-tally-9-cases-from-kerala-delhi-18724

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