Fewer infections of monkeypox in Andalusia

A nurse shows a vial of monkeypox vaccine EFE/Luis Millan


Health records this Tuesday 217 active cases and 72 suspects

The incidence of monkey pox has descended in Andalusia during the last week. The Ministry of Health and Consumption of the Junta de Andalucía has updated this Tuesday the statistics of infections that it shows, as of August 29, 217 active cases and 72 suspects. On August 22, there were 271 active cases and 89 under investigation.

By provinces, Seville has the highest incidence, with 83 cases, followed by Malaga (66). Cádiz and Huelva have 18 and 17 active cases, respectively; for 15 Granada and 12 Córdoba. Almería and Jaén account for only three cases each.

A total of 584 cases are considered inactive in Andalusia since the beginning of the epidemic, while the Epidemiological Surveillance System Network has ruled out a total of 472 cases that were raised as suspects.

Preventively, they have been injected 510 doses of the vaccine against this pathogen to people in contact or risk in the community, 67 in the last week. The Ministry has received a total of 1,476 doses of this preparation.


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