By Chris King • 17 June 2022 • 21:50
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The Andalucian Ministry of Health confirmed today, Friday, June 17, that in under three days, the total number of monkeypox cases has doubled in Malaga province. There are now 24 people infected with this zoonotic disease, while another 14 suspected cases are under investigation.
An increase in cases is reported in Andalucia as well. The community today reported 42 confirmed cases, an increase of 17 infections since last Tuesday.
Malaga continues to be the Andalucian province with the most positives. Meanwhile, Granada has added two more positives, taking its total to eight. It is followed by Sevilla, with five; Jaen, which goes from a single contagion to three, and Cadiz, which adds one, making two confirmed cases in the province.
Fifteen cases are currently under investigation in Andalucia, nine probable and six suspected. Of all of them, 14 are in Malaga and one of them in Cadiz. According to the Epidemiological Surveillance System Network of Andalucia (SVEA), another 55 suspected infections have already been ruled out.
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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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