The Dominican Republic Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MISPAS), announced last Wednesday of two new positive cases of monkeypox, which increases the total number of infections of the disease registered to date in the country to 29.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Daniel Rivera, reported that the two new cases are a 49-year-old male, resident in Santiago and a 35-year-old female, from San Cristóbal.
The two affected are under home surveillance, “since they are mild cases,” said the head of Health. They are receiving treatment at their homes.
The first case of the disease was detected in the country on July 6.
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