Kerala reports two monkeypox cases

Wednesday 20th July 2022 07:00 EDT

The health department has confirmed second monkeypox case in Kerala on Monday. A 31-year-old man who came from Dubai on July 13 is the patient. He hails from Kannur and had arrived at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) from Dubai on July 13. “He is undergoing treatment and his health is satisfactory,” said Health Minister Veena George. The state reported the first monkeypox case in India in a 35-year-old man who returned from Abu Dhabi on July 14. He is currently undergoing treatment at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.

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