Kerala reports third monkeypox case as another UAE-returnee tests positive

Published: 22nd July 2022 07:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2022 07:29 PM  

A 35-year-old man, who came to Kerala from the UAE earlier this month, has tested positive for #monkeypox, making him the third case of the #virus from the country as well as the state. Health Minister Veena George said the Malappuram native arrived in the southern state on July 6 and had a fever since July 13. The patient's samples were collected and sent to the National Institute of Virology, Pune for testing. In a statement, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that there is no cause for concern at present.


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