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31-year-old woman tests positive for monkeypox in Delhi

BY ANI, Aug 3, 2022 5:35 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

A 31-year-old woman tested positive for Monkeypox in the national capital on Wednesday, taking India's tally to nine.

This is the first case of the disease among women in India.

She is under treatment in one of the government hospitals in Delhi.

Earlier on Tuesday, another 35-year-old Nigerian man living in Delhi, with no recent travel history, tested positive for monkeypox.

The patient is admitted to Lok Nayak Jaiprakash hospital which comes under the government of Delhi.

India has reported 9 monkeypox cases so far, 5 from Kerala and 4 from Delhi.

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

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