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Factbox: Monkeypox cases and deaths around the world

(Reuters) – More than 80 countries where monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease, which the World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency, as confirmed cases crossed 38,800 and non-endemic countries reported their first related deaths.

Below are the non-endemic countries that have reported monkeypox-related deaths:

* BRAZIL reported its first death on July 31.

* INDIA reported first death on Aug. 1.

* SPAIN reported its second death on July 30.

Below is a list of non-endemic countries that have reported monkeypox cases:

ASIA-PACIFIC

* AUSTRALIA confirmed 82 cases as of Aug. 18

* CHINA reported three cases as of Aug. 16.

* INDIA confirmed ten cases as of Aug. 17.

* JAPAN reported four cases as of Aug. 16.

* NEW ZEALAND reported four cases on Aug. 11.

* The PHILIPPINES reported its first case on July 29.

* SINGAPORE confirmed 15 cases as of Aug. 5.

* SOUTH KOREA reported two cases on June 22.

* TAIWAN confirmed three cases as of Aug. 9.

* THAILAND confirmed five cases as of Aug. 16.

EUROPE

* ANDORRA confirmed four cases as of Aug. 9.

* AUSTRIA confirmed 210 cases as of Aug. 18.

* BELGIUM detected 546 cases by Aug. 9.

* BOSNIA reported three cases as of Aug. 15.

* BULGARIA confirmed four cases as of July 22.

* CROATIA reported 17 cases by Aug. 15.

* CZECH REPUBLIC confirmed 36 cases as of Aug. 16.

* CYPRUS reported three cases as of Aug. 9.

* DENMARK confirmed 158 cases by Aug. 18.

* ESTONIA confirmed nine cases by Aug. 5.

* FINLAND confirmed 22 cases as of Aug. 4.

* FRANCE confirmed 2,749 cases by Aug. 18.

* GEORGIA confirmed its first case on June 15.

* GERMANY reported 3,242 cases by Aug. 18.

* GIBRALTAR had confirmed six cases as of Aug. 18.

* GREECE had confirmed 49 cases by Aug. 18.

* HUNGARY had confirmed 62 cases by Aug. 18.

* ICELAND had reported 11 cases as of Aug. 9.

* IRELAND had confirmed 113 cases as of Aug. 18.

* ITALY had detected 662 cases as of Aug. 16.

* LATVIA had confirmed four cases as of Aug. 18.

* LITHUANIA confirmed five cases as of Aug. 17.

* LUXEMBOURG had confirmed 43 cases as of Aug. 16.

* MALTA had confirmed 31 cases as of Aug. 17.

* MONTENEGRO reported its first case on Aug. 1.

* MOLDOVA had reported one case by Aug. 12.

* The NETHERLANDS had confirmed 1,029 cases as of Aug. 18.

* NORWAY had reported 74 cases by Aug. 16.

* POLAND had reported 104 cases by Aug. 16.

* PORTUGAL had confirmed 770 cases as of Aug. 11.

* ROMANIA had confirmed 32 cases as of Aug. 18.

* RUSSIA confirmed its first case on July 12.

* SERBIA had reported 23 cases as of Aug. 11.

* SLOVAKIA had confirmed 10 cases as of Aug. 18.

* SLOVENIA had reported 43 cases as of Aug. 11.

* SPAIN had confirmed 5,792 cases by Aug. 18.

* SWEDEN had confirmed 130 cases by Aug. 18.

* SWITZERLAND had confirmed 387 cases as of Aug. 15.

* The UNITED KINGDOM had 3,081 confirmed cases as of Aug. 17, including 2,936 in England, 75 in Scotland, 27 in Northern Ireland and 43 in Wales.

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

* ISRAEL had reported 194 cases as of Aug. 16.

* IRAN confirmed its first case on Aug. 16.

* LEBANON had reported six cases as of Aug. 09.

* MOROCCO reported first case on June 2.

* QATAR had reported three cases as of Aug. 09.

* SAUDI ARABIA had reported six cases as of Aug. 16.

* SOUTH AFRICA confirmed its fourth case on Aug. 15.

* TURKEY had reported five cases as of Aug. 11.

* The UNITED ARAB EMIRATES had reported 16 infections as of July 24.

AMERICAS

* ARGENTINA confirmed 72 cases as of Aug. 16.

* The BAHAMAS confirmed its first case on June 24.

* BARBADOS confirmed its first case on July 21.

* BERMUDA confirmed its first case on July 21.

* BRAZIL confirmed 3,184 cases by Aug. 18.

* BOLIVIA confirmed 27 cases by Aug. 17.

* CANADA confirmed 1,091 infections as of Aug. 17.

* CHILE reported 189 cases as of Aug. 17.

* COLOMBIA reported 129 cases as of Aug. 15.

* COSTA RICA confirmed three cases on July 28.

* DOMINICAN REPUBLIC confirmed six cases as of Aug. 17.

* ECUADOR confirmed 19 cases as of Aug. 16.

* GUATEMALA confirmed three cases as of Aug. 11.

* HONDURAS reported three cases as of Aug. 15.

* JAMAICA had confirmed four cases as of Aug. 10.

* MEXICO had confirmed 252 cases as of Aug. 15.

* PANAMA had confirmed four cases as of Aug. 16.

* PERU had confirmed 867 cases by Aug. 16.

* PUERTO RICO had confirmed 54 cases as of Aug. 16.

* The UNITED STATES confirmed 12,743 cases as of Aug. 16.

* URUGUAY confirmed its second case on Aug. 2.

* VENEZUELA confirmed its first case on June 12.

Sources: Data from World Health Organization and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Reuters stories, releases from local authorities

(Compiled by Alizee Degorce, Andrey Sychev, Louise Rasmussen, David O´Sullivan, Alicja Zawadzka and Zuzanna Lebek in Gdansk; Editing by Bernadette Baum and David Holmes)

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