Monkeypox cases around the world

The rare monkeypox virus, usually confined mostly to Central and West Africa, has spread in unusual ways this year and among populations that have not been vulnerable in the past

Reuters
Published : 26 July 2022, 01:54 PM
Updated : 26 July 2022, 01:54 PM

Below is a list of non-endemic countries that have reported monkeypox cases:

ASIA-PACIFIC

* AUSTRALIA had confirmed 44 cases as of Jul 25.

* INDIA had reported four cases as of Jul 24.

* JAPAN detected its first case on Jul 25.

* NEW ZEALAND reported its second case on Jul 12.

* SINGAPORE had confirmed nine cases as of Jul 25.

* SOUTH KOREA reported two cases on Jun 22.

* TAIWAN confirmed its first case on Jun 24.

* THAILAND confirmed its first case on Jul 21.

EUROPE

* AUSTRIA had confirmed 99 cases as of Jul 22.

* BELGIUM had detected 312 cases by Jul 20.

* BOSNIA reported its first case on Jul 13.

* BULGARIA had confirmed four cases as of Jul 22.

* CROATIA had reported ten cases by Jul 25.

* CZECH REPUBLIC had confirmed 16 cases as of Jul 22.

* DENMARK had confirmed 60 cases by Jul 26.

* ESTONIA had confirmed four cases by Jul 18.

* FINLAND had confirmed 13 cases as of Jul 11.

* FRANCE had confirmed 1,567 cases by Jul 25.

* GEORGIA confirmed its first case on Jun 15.

* GERMANY had reported 2,410 cases by Jul 26.

* GIBRALTAR had confirmed five cases as of Jul 20.

* GREECE had confirmed 20 cases by Jul 25.

* HUNGARY had confirmed 33 cases by Jul 25.

* ICELAND had reported nine cases as of Jul 25.

* IRELAND had confirmed 69 cases as of Jul 20.

* ITALY had detected 407 cases as of Jul 22.

* LATVIA had confirmed three cases as of Jul 25.

* LUXEMBOURG had confirmed 14 cases as of Jul 20.

* MALTA had confirmed 17 cases as of Jul 20.

* The NETHERLANDS had confirmed 818 cases as of Jul 25.

* NORWAY had reported 46 cases by Jul 20.

* POLAND had reported 40 cases by Jul 20.

* PORTUGAL had confirmed 588 cases as of Jul 21.

* ROMANIA had confirmed 20 cases as of Jul 25.

* RUSSIA confirmed its first case on Jul 12.

* SERBIA had reported five cases as of Jul 20.

* SLOVENIA had reported 26 cases as of Jul 20.

* SLOVAKIA had confirmed two cases as of Jul 20.

* SPAIN had confirmed 3,125 cases by Jul 19.

* SWEDEN had confirmed 77 cases by Jul 21.

* SWITZERLAND had confirmed 234 cases as of Jul 25.

* The UNITED KINGDOM had 2,208 confirmed cases as of Jul 21, including 2,115 in England, 54 in Scotland, 15 in Northern Ireland and 24 in Wales.

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

* ISRAEL had reported 121 cases as of Jul 26.

* LEBANON had reported four cases as of Jul 21.

* MOROCCO reported the first case on Jun 2.

* SAUDI ARABIA detected its first case on Jul 14.

* SOUTH AFRICA confirmed its third case on Jul 11.

* The UNITED ARAB EMIRATES had reported 13 infections as of Jun 15.

* TURKEY reported the first case on Jun 30.

AMERICAS

* ARGENTINA had confirmed 18 cases as of Jul 21.

* The BAHAMAS confirmed its first case on Jun 24.

* BARBADOS confirmed its first case on Jul 21.

* BERMUDA confirmed its first case on Jul 21.

* BRAZIL had confirmed 696 cases as of Jul 22.

* CANADA had confirmed 681 infections as of Jul 21.

* CHILE had reported 39 cases as of Jul 21.

* COLOMBIA had reported 11 cases as of Jul 24.

* COSTA RICA confirmed its first case on Jul 21.

* DOMINICAN REPUBLIC confirmed its third case on Jul 21.

* ECUADOR had confirmed three cases as of Jul 23.

* JAMAICA confirmed its first case on Jul 6.

* MEXICO had confirmed 52 cases as of Jul 21.

* PANAMA confirmed its first case on Jul 4.

* PERU had confirmed 208 cases by Jul 26.

* PUERTO RICO had confirmed 13 cases as of Jul 22.

* The UNITED STATES had confirmed 3,487 cases by Jul 26.

* VENEZUELA confirmed its first case on Jun 12.

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