New Dehi : A 35-year-old Nigerian man, residing in Delhi and having no latest historical past of overseas journey, has examined optimistic for monkeypox, taking the full variety of contaminated folks within the nation to 6, official sources stated on Monday.
He’s the second individual in Delhi to check optimistic for the an infection. He has no latest historical past of overseas or native journey, sources advised a media company.
The Nigerian nationwide is admitted to the Delhi government-run LNJP Hospital, the nodal hospital for therapy of the an infection.
He has blisters and fever for the final 5 days.
His samples had been despatched to the Nationwide Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune. The report which arrived Monday night confirmed he was optimistic, an official supply stated.
Two suspected sufferers of monkeypox, who’re of African origin, have additionally been admitted to the LNJP Hospital, sources added.