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FACTBOX-Monkeypox cases around the world – Reuters News

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 31,400 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 had confirmed 66 cases as of Aug. 9.

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

* JAPAN had reported three cases as of Aug. 10.

* NEW ZEALAND had reported four cases on Aug. 11.

* The PHILIPPINES reported its first case on July 29.

* SINGAPORE had confirmed 15 cases as of Aug. 5.

* SOUTH KOREA reported two cases on June 22.

* TAIWAN confirmed three cases as of Aug. 9.

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

EUROPE

* ANDORRA had confirmed 4 cases as of Aug. 9.

* AUSTRIA had confirmed 175 cases as of Aug. 11.

* BELGIUM had detected 482 cases by Aug. 3.

* BOSNIA reported its first case on July 13.

* BULGARIA had confirmed four cases as of July 22.

* CROATIA had reported 12 cases by Aug. 2.

* CZECH REPUBLIC had confirmed 29 cases as of Aug. 9.

* CYPRUS reported three cases as of Aug. 9.

* DENMARK had confirmed 141 cases by Aug. 10.

* ESTONIA had confirmed nine cases by Aug. 5.

* FINLAND had confirmed 22 cases as of Aug. 4.

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

* GEORGIA confirmed its first case on June 15.

* GERMANY had reported 3,063 cases by Aug. 11.

* GIBRALTAR had confirmed five cases as of July 20.

* GREECE had confirmed 41 cases by Aug. 11.

* HUNGARY had confirmed 51 cases by Aug. 11.

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

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

* ITALY had detected 545 cases as of Aug. 5.

* LATVIA had confirmed three cases as of July 25.

* LITHUANIA confirmed three cases on Aug. 9.

* LUXEMBOURG had confirmed 34 cases as of Aug. 9.

* MALTA had confirmed 30 cases as of Aug. 9.

* MONTENEGRO reported its first case on Aug. 1.

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

* NORWAY had reported 66 cases by Aug. 9.

* POLAND had reported 85 cases by Aug. 9.

* 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.

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

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

* SLOVENIA had reported 41 cases as of Aug. 9.

* SPAIN had confirmed 4,942 cases by Aug. 5.

* SWEDEN had confirmed 123 cases by Aug. 11.

* SWITZERLAND had confirmed 347 cases as of Aug. 11

* The UNITED KINGDOM had 2,914 confirmed cases as of Aug. 8, including 2,780 in England, 69 in Scotland, 25 in Northern Ireland and 40 in Wales.

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

* ISRAEL had reported 174 cases as of Aug. 10.

* 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 five cases as of Aug. 09

* SOUTH AFRICA confirmed its third case on July 11.

* TURKEY reported first case on June 30.

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

AMERICAS

* ARGENTINA had confirmed 37 cases as of Aug. 9.

* 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 2,415 cases by Aug. 9.

* BOLIVIA had confirmed six cases by Aug. 10.

* CANADA had confirmed 1008 infections as of Aug. 10.

* CHILE had reported 126 cases as of Aug. 9.

* COLOMBIA had reported 55 cases as of Aug. 8.

* COSTA RICA confirmed three cases on July 28.

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

* ECUADOR had confirmed 10 cases as of Aug. 9.

* GUATEMALA had confirmed two cases as of Aug. 9.

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

* MEXICO had confirmed 146 cases as of Aug. 9.

* PANAMA had confirmed two cases as of Aug. 9.

* PERU had confirmed 632 cases by Aug. 11.

* PUERTO RICO had confirmed 34 cases as of Aug. 5.

* The UNITED STATES had confirmed 10,392 cases by Aug. 11.

* 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 and Louise Rasmussen in Gdansk; Editing by Milla Nissi, Elaine Hardcastle and Hugh Lawson)

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