Factbox: Monkeypox cases and deaths around the world

Reuters
August 10, 2022

More than 80 countries where monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease

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Test tubes labelled "Monkeypox virus positive" are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. Photo: 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 31,400 and non-endemic countries reported their first deaths.

Below are the non-endemic countries that have reported monkeypox-related deaths:

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

Asia-Pacific

Europe

Middle East and Africa

Americas
  • ARGENTINA had confirmed 37 cases as of Aug. 9.
  • 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 2,293 cases by Aug. 9.
  • BOLIVIA had confirmed five cases by Aug. 6.
  • CANADA had confirmed 990 infections as of Aug. 9.
  • CHILE had reported 91 cases as of Aug. 4.
  • COLOMBIA had reported 55 cases as of Aug. 8.
  • COSTA RICA confirmed three cases on July 28.
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC confirmed its fourth case on Aug. 3.
  • ECUADOR had confirmed 10 cases as of Aug. 9.
  • GUATEMALA had confirmed two cases as of Aug. 9.
  • JAMAICA had confirmed three cases as of Aug. 5.
  • MEXICO had confirmed 146 cases as of Aug. 9.
  • PANAMA had confirmed two cases as of Aug. 9.
  • PERU had confirmed 583 cases by Aug. 10.
  • PUERTO RICO had confirmed 34 cases as of Aug. 5.
  • The UNITED STATES had confirmed 9,492 cases by Aug. 10.
  • URUGUAY confirmed its second case on Aug. 2.
  • VENEZUELA confirmed its first case on June 12.

Sources: Data from World Health Organisation and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Reuters stories, releases from local authorities


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