The Ministry of Health presents the confirmed cases of monkeypox in Mexico and mentions that there are still 131 suspected cases.
Regarding the death reported due to septic shock, and community-acquired pneumonia in a person with HIV infection, the Weekly Technical Report on Epidemiological Surveillance of Monkeypox in Mexico said the virus was detected after a request for medical attention.
As of August 12, 34 081 cases of the virus have been reported in 92 countries, with 12 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The first case in Mexico was reported on May 27 in Mexico City with the highest number of positive cases recorded in July and August. There were 20 positive cases on July 26 and 15 on August 1.