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Factbox: Monkeypox cases around the world

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Factbox: Monkeypox cases around the world

Factbox: Monkeypox cases around the world

August 5 – Aug 5 (Reuters) – More than 80 countries where monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease, which the World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency, as confirmed cases crossed 26,500 and non-endemic countries reported their first deaths.Below are the non-endemic countries that have reported monkeypox-related deaths:* BRAZIL reported its first death on July 31.* INDIA reported first death on Aug. 1. * SPAIN reported its second death on July 30. Below is a list of non-endemic countries that have reported monkeypox cases:ASIA-PACIFIC* AUSTRALIA had confirmed 54 cases as of Aug. 4.* INDIA had confirmed nine cases as of Aug. 3.* JAPAN had reported two cases as of July 29.* NEW ZEALAND reported three cases on Aug. 2.* The PHILIPPINES reported its first case on July 29.* SINGAPORE had confirmed 13 cases as of Aug. 3.* SOUTH KOREA reported two cases on June 22. * TAIWAN confirmed two cases as of Aug. 2.* THAILAND had confirmed four cases as of Aug. 5.EUROPE* ANDORRA had confirmed three cases as of July 27.* AUSTRIA had confirmed 160 cases as of Aug. 5.* BELGIUM had detected 482 cases by Aug. 3.* BOSNIA reported its first case on July 13.* BULGARIA had confirmed four cases as of July 22.* CROATIA had reported 12 cases by Aug. 2.* CZECH REPUBLIC had confirmed 25 cases as of Aug. 3.* DENMARK had confirmed 114 cases by Aug. 5.* ESTONIA had confirmed nine cases by Aug. 5.* FINLAND had confirmed 20 cases as of Aug. 3.* FRANCE had confirmed 2,423 cases by Aug. 4.* GEORGIA confirmed its first case on June 15.* GERMANY had reported 2,887 cases by Aug. 5.* GIBRALTAR had confirmed five cases as of July 20.* GREECE had confirmed 33 cases by Aug. 3.* HUNGARY had confirmed 42 cases by Aug. 3.* ICELAND had reported 10 cases as of Aug. 3.* IRELAND had confirmed 97 cases as of Aug. 3.* ITALY had detected 505 cases as of Aug. 2.* LATVIA had confirmed three cases as of July 25.* LITHUANIA confirmed its first case on Aug. 3.* LUXEMBOURG had confirmed 31 cases as of Aug. 3.* MALTA had confirmed 17 cases as of July 20.* MONTENEGRO reported its first case on Aug. 1.* The NETHERLANDS had confirmed 957 cases as of Aug. 4.* NORWAY had reported 64 cases by Aug. 5.* POLAND had reported 63 cases by Aug. 2.* PORTUGAL had confirmed 710 cases as of Aug. 5.* ROMANIA had confirmed 22 cases as of Aug. 2.* RUSSIA confirmed its first case on July 12. * SERBIA had reported 10 cases as of July 27.* SLOVENIA had reported 37 cases as of Aug. 2.* SLOVAKIA had confirmed six cases as of Aug. 2.* SPAIN had confirmed 4,577 cases by Aug. 2.* SWEDEN had confirmed 111 cases by Aug. 4.* SWITZERLAND had confirmed 312 cases as of Aug. 4.* The UNITED KINGDOM had 2,672 confirmed cases as of Aug. 1, including 2,551 in England, 65 in Scotland, 24 in Northern Ireland and 32 in Wales.MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA* ISRAEL had reported 160 cases as of Aug. 4.* LEBANON had reported four cases as of July 21.* MOROCCO reported first case on June 2. (Full Story)* QATAR confirmed its first case on July 20.* SAUDI ARABIA detected its first case on July 14. (Full Story)* SOUTH AFRICA confirmed its third case on July 11. (Full Story)* TURKEY reported first case on June 30. (Full Story)* The UNITED ARAB EMIRATES had reported 16 infections as of July 24.AMERICAS* ARGENTINA had confirmed 32 cases as of Aug. 3.* The BAHAMAS confirmed its first case on June 24.* BARBADOS confirmed its first case on July 21.* BERMUDA confirmed its first case on July 21.* BRAZIL had confirmed 1,721 cases by Aug. 4.* BOLIVIA confirmed three case on Aug. 3.* CANADA had confirmed 893 infections as of Aug. 4.* CHILE had reported 69 cases as of Aug. 3.* COLOMBIA had reported 20 cases as of Aug. 2.* COSTA RICA confirmed three cases on July 28.* DOMINICAN REPUBLIC confirmed its fourth case on Aug. 3.* ECUADOR had confirmed seven cases as of Aug. 4.* GUATEMALA confirmed its first case on Aug. 3.* JAMAICA had confirmed two cases as of July 26.* MEXICO had confirmed 91 cases as of Aug. 3.* PANAMA confirmed its first case on July 4. * PERU had confirmed 340 cases by Aug. 3.* PUERTO RICO had confirmed 21 cases as of July 29.* The UNITED STATES had confirmed 7,102 cases by Aug. 4.* URUGUAY confirmed its second case on Aug. 2.* VENEZUELA confirmed its first case on June 12. (Full Story)Sources: Data from World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Reuters stories, releases from local authorities

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