Confirmed a new positive for monkeypox in Burgos

The General Directorate of Public Health of the Junta de Castilla y León has declared a new positive in smallpox simian during the past epidemiological week in Burgos, so that the Community already has 66 cases.

Said positive has been communicated to the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies of the National Health System and is a middle aged manwithout hospital admission, treated in Burgos.

The Epidemiology Services of the Autonomous Administration have informed this person of the prophylactic, assistance and isolation measures to follow, in accordance with the protocols established by the international and national health authorities for the care, control and surveillance of the ‘Monkeypox’ .

He also explained that maintains the follow-up of its evolution and has carried out the corresponding studies of close contacts.

Given the current epidemiological and care situation for this pathology in the Community, with a currently limited count of positives, the Ministry of Health reports on Mondays the cases declared the previous week, preserving to the maximum the rights of patients to their privacy and privacy. confidentiality and secrecy of your medical history.

With this new confirmation, to which we must add two more cases corresponding to previous epidemiological weeks that are now updated, Castilla y León adds 66 cases of monkeypox.

These cases are distributed by provinces with one in Avila; 14 in Burgos; nine in Leon; three in Palencia; eight in Salamanca; two in Segovia; two in Soria Y 27 in Valladolid.


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