Fourth case of monkeypox found in Delhi, 31 year old woman infected, total 9 cases in the country
A 31-year-old woman was found infected with monkeypox in Delhi on Wednesday. The total number of Monkeypox cases in Delhi has gone up to 4. After this case total of monkeypox cases in India went to 8. The woman has been admitted to the nodal hospital LNJP in Delhi for treatment of the disease. With this, the number of patients infected with this disease (Monkeypox) has increased to 9 in the country. Meanwhile, the central government on Wednesday also directed three centrally-run hospitals to set up isolation rooms for monkeypox cases.
Let us tell you that she is the first woman in the country to be positive for monkeypox. The woman had a fever and a large skin rash, after which she was admitted to LNJP Hospital. After this, his samples were sent for testing. On Wednesday, his report came positive. Sources said that there is no information about his recent foreign travel.
On the other hand, in Delhi, "in view of the increasing cases of monkeypox, isolation rooms have been made operational in three hospitals- Safdarjung, RML, and Lady Hardinge." The Delhi government on Tuesday directed three private hospitals in the city to set up 10 isolation rooms to manage monkeypox cases.
The ministry said that the infected person should be kept away from other persons to avoid infection. Apart from this, the use of hand sanitizers, washing hands with soap and water, and wearing masks and gloves are some of the measures that can be taken to prevent the disease, as well as disinfecting the surrounding areas, said.