There are 1,367 cases of monkeypox in México

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According to him Institute of Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (InDRE), in México have been confirmed 1,367 cases of monkeypox, at least in 30 entities of the country. Likewise, 275 patients are under study.

“With a cut to September 19, they have identified 2 thousand 547 cases that meet the operational definition of probable case, of which 1 thousand 367 are confirmed with a positive result by the InDRE”, they referenced.

Just seven days ago, 1,051 cases of monkeypox were registered, which means and there was a 30 percent increase.

In a middle count Millennium, in the week of August 8 there were 147 positives with monkeypox; on August 15, a week later, a total of 252 positives; on August 22, 386: on August 29, there were 504; the last report, from September 5, 788 confirmed cases; 1,051 cases, with the cutoff of September 12 and currently 1,367 positives, cutoff of September 19.

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On the other hand, the InDRE pointed out that the most affected entities are México City (814), Jalisco (192), State of México (115), Yucatan (61), Quintana Roo (37), Chiapas (20), Tabasco (17), New Lion (13) and Lower California (10).

Other states that already have confirmed cases are Morelos (9); Puebla and Guanajuato with 8; Chihuahua and Veracruz with 7; Nayarit 6 cases; Aguascalientes, Sinaloa and Oaxaca with 5 positives. Querétaro (4), Sonora, Zacatecas, Campeche and Hidalgo with three; Coahuila, Tamaulipas and Michoacan with two and one in Baja California Sur, San Luis Potosí and Guerrero.

It is worth mentioning that, according to Epidemiological Surveillance Report of monkeypox, the 98 percent of cases are male where the ages of 30 to 39 years prevail.

Thus, worldwide, cases of monkeypox have been reported in 104 countries; to the court of September 19, go 60 thousand 841 confirmed cases in addition to 23 deaths.

“Those who care for family members with the disease should wash the sick person’s clothes, towels and sheets and eating utensils with warm water and detergent; also, clean and disinfect contaminated surfaces. In case of presenting symptoms, the patients They should avoid getting close to other people. and not going to public places”, warned the Technical Advisory Group of the Vaccination Program (GTAV).

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