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According to Public Health France, as of July 12, 912 cases have been confirmed: 569 in Ile-de-France, 87 in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 68 in Occitanie, 47 in New Aquitaine, 47 in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, 34 in Hauts-de-France, 18 in Grand Est, 13 in Normandy, 9 in Brittany, 8 in Centre-Val de Loire, 5 in Pays-de-la-Loire, 3 in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté and 4 cases in foreigners.


The description of the 828 confirmed cases that have been investigated is given below.

Among all the confirmed cases, 5 female adult cases and 2 children are identified.

Among the cases, 81% presented a genito-anal rash, 73% a rash on another part of the body, 78% a fever, 76% lymphadenopathy and 37% a sore throat.

To date, in France, 97% of cases for which sexual orientation is reported have occurred among men who have sex with men (MSM). Among the cases for which information is available, 75% declare having had at least 2 sexual partners in the 3 weeks before the onset of symptoms.

Most cases report not being able to identify the person who allegedly infected them; 153 are secondary cases, ie reporting having been in contact with a case of monkeypox in the three weeks preceding the onset of symptoms.