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Rio de Janeiro has recorded more than 250 cases of monkeypox

Rio de Janeiro has recorded more than 250 cases of monkeypox

The state is the second with the highest number of disease records in the entire country, after only São Paulo.

ReutersPatient during monkeypox examination

nation Rio de Janeiro 253 confirmed cases of monkeypox were recorded. This is indicated by the latest balance issued by the state health department. So far, 215 cases have been recorded in the so-called metropolitan area 1, 24 cases in metropolitan area 2, two cases in Lagos district, two cases in the northern district, one in the northwest of the state, one case in Serrana district and eight other cases that have not been reported. its origin. Health authorities are still investigating 264 suspected cases, 166 of which have already been ruled out. Confirmed and suspected cases from the call monkeypox Monitored daily by State Ministry of Health And by teams of health monitoring. The Metropolitan Government reports that all cases of monkeypox, to date, are presenting a good clinical development. according to Ministry of HealthSymptoms disappear within a few weeks in most cases, but a serious condition and even death from the disease are possible. Rio de Janeiro has the second highest number of cases in the entire country, after only São Paulo.

* With information from reporter Rodrigo Vega

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