Delhi Reports Fourth Monkeypox Case, India’s Tally Rises To Nine

New Delhi: Delhi registered fourth monkeypox case on Wednesday amid the recent spike in cases. The total count of cases in the country stands at nine.

According to newswire agency ANI, a 31-years-old woman tested positive for Monkeypox in the national capital. Earlier a Nigerian citizen was tested positive for the Monkeypox case in Delhi.

Dr. Pragya Yadav, a senior scientist at ICMR-NIV, Pune said, “Till August 2 morning, we have tested approximately 100 samples at ICMR-NIV Pune and VRDL.”

In the wake of an increase in the number of Monkeypox cases in the country, isolation rooms have been made operational for treatment of such infections in three central government hospitals


(With Agency Inputs)


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