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FACTBOX-Monkeypox cases around the world – Reuters News

Aug 5 (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 26,500 and non-endemic countries reported their first deaths.

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

* BRAZIL reported its first death on July 31. (Full Story)

* INDIA reported first death on Aug. 1. (Full Story)

* SPAIN reported its second death on July 30. (Full Story)

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

ASIA-PACIFIC

* AUSTRALIA had confirmed 54 cases as of Aug. 4.

* INDIA had confirmed nine cases as of Aug. 3.

* JAPAN had reported two cases as of July 29.

* NEW ZEALAND reported three cases on Aug. 2.

* The PHILIPPINES reported its first case on July 29. (Full Story)

* SINGAPORE had confirmed 13 cases as of Aug. 3.

* SOUTH KOREA reported two cases on June 22. (Full Story)

* TAIWAN confirmed two cases as of Aug. 2.

* THAILAND had confirmed four cases as of Aug. 5.

EUROPE

* ANDORRA had confirmed three cases as of July 27.

* AUSTRIA had confirmed 160 cases as of Aug. 5.

* BELGIUM had detected 482 cases by Aug. 3.

* BOSNIA reported its first case on July 13. (Full Story)

* BULGARIA had confirmed four cases as of July 22.

* CROATIA had reported 12 cases by Aug. 2.

* CZECH REPUBLIC had confirmed 25 cases as of Aug. 3.

* DENMARK had confirmed 114 cases by Aug. 5.

* ESTONIA had confirmed nine cases by Aug. 5.

* FINLAND had confirmed 20 cases as of Aug. 3.

* FRANCE had confirmed 2,423 cases by Aug. 4.

* GEORGIA confirmed its first case on June 15.

* GERMANY had reported 2,887 cases by Aug. 5.

* GIBRALTAR had confirmed five cases as of July 20.

* GREECE had confirmed 33 cases by Aug. 3.

* HUNGARY had confirmed 42 cases by Aug. 3.

* ICELAND had reported 10 cases as of Aug. 3.

* IRELAND had confirmed 97 cases as of Aug. 3.

* ITALY had detected 505 cases as of Aug. 2.

* LATVIA had confirmed three cases as of July 25.

* LITHUANIA confirmed its first case on Aug. 3.

* LUXEMBOURG had confirmed 31 cases as of Aug. 3.

* MALTA had confirmed 17 cases as of July 20.

* MONTENEGRO reported its first case on Aug. 1.

* The NETHERLANDS had confirmed 957 cases as of Aug. 4.

* NORWAY had reported 64 cases by Aug. 5.

* POLAND had reported 63 cases by Aug. 2.

* PORTUGAL had confirmed 710 cases as of Aug. 5.

* ROMANIA had confirmed 22 cases as of Aug. 2.

* RUSSIA confirmed its first case on July 12. (Full Story)

* SERBIA had reported 10 cases as of July 27.

* SLOVENIA had reported 37 cases as of Aug. 2.

* SLOVAKIA had confirmed six cases as of Aug. 2.

* SPAIN had confirmed 4,577 cases by Aug. 2.

* SWEDEN had confirmed 111 cases by Aug. 4.

* SWITZERLAND had confirmed 312 cases as of Aug. 4.

* The UNITED KINGDOM had 2,672 confirmed cases as of Aug. 1, including 2,551 in England, 65 in Scotland, 24 in Northern Ireland and 32 in Wales.

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

* ISRAEL had reported 160 cases as of Aug. 4.

* LEBANON had reported four cases as of July 21.

* MOROCCO reported first case on June 2. (Full Story)

* QATAR confirmed its first case on July 20.

* SAUDI ARABIA detected its first case on July 14. (Full Story)

* SOUTH AFRICA confirmed its third case on July 11. (Full Story)

* TURKEY reported first case on June 30. (Full Story)

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

AMERICAS

* ARGENTINA had confirmed 32 cases as of Aug. 3.

* 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 had confirmed 1,721 cases by Aug. 4.

* BOLIVIA confirmed three case on Aug. 3.

* CANADA had confirmed 893 infections as of Aug. 4.

* CHILE had reported 69 cases as of Aug. 3.

* COLOMBIA had reported 20 cases as of Aug. 2.

* COSTA RICA confirmed three cases on July 28.

* DOMINICAN REPUBLIC confirmed its fourth case on Aug. 3.

* ECUADOR had confirmed seven cases as of Aug. 4.

* GUATEMALA confirmed its first case on Aug. 3.

* JAMAICA had confirmed two cases as of July 26.

* MEXICO had confirmed 91 cases as of Aug. 3.

* PANAMA confirmed its first case on July 4. (Full Story)

* PERU had confirmed 340 cases by Aug. 3.

* PUERTO RICO had confirmed 21 cases as of July 29.

* The UNITED STATES had confirmed 7,102 cases by Aug. 4.

* URUGUAY confirmed its second case on Aug. 2.

* VENEZUELA confirmed its first case on June 12. (Full Story)

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

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