Monkeypox update: Delhi case, Diagnosis by NIV Pune confirms Monkeypox in Delhi resident

Diagnosis by NIV Pune confirms Monkeypox in Delhi resident

The Patient is Recovering at Isolation Centre at Lok Nayak Hospital, Delhi

High level review meeting by DGHS today


A 34-year-old male resident of Delhi was isolated at Lok Nayak Hospital asa suspected case of Monkeypox. A confirmation of the diagnosis has been done by National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune.

The case is presently recovering at the designated isolation centre at Lok Nayak Hospital.

 The close contacts of the case have been identified are under quarantine as per the MoHFW guidelines.

Further public health interventions like identification of the source of infection, enhanced contact tracing, testing sensitisation of private practitioners etc are being carried out.

 A high-level review of the situation has been planned by DGHS at 3 PM today.

Meanwhile COVID-19 cases

201.99crTotal Vaccine doses (92.94cr Second Dose and 7.18cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

28,83,489 doses administered in last 24 hours

India’s Active caseload currently stands at1,52,200

Active cases standat 0.35%

Recovery Rate currently at 98.45%

18,143 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to


20,279 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours

Daily positivity rate (5.29%)

Weekly Positivity Rate (4.46%)

87.25cr Total Tests conducted so far; 3,83,657tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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