Portugal uncovers 35 additional Monkeypox cases

The Directorate-General for Health (DGS) announced on Friday that another 35 human Monkeypox infections have been recorded in Portugal.

This brings the total Monkeypox cases in the nation to 276. Among all European countries, Portugal has the second-highest infection count, just below Spain according to WHO’s latest data on June 8.

Graças Freitas who leads the entity pointed out, “Vale do Tejo and Lisbon have the most cases but there are reported infections in Algarve and the Northern provinces.”

The fresh discoveries are males aged 19 to 61 years with the bulk of the cases falling below 40 years. The Monkeypox patients are undergoing contact tracing and are in good condition.