Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Peru - Monkeypox outbreak 2022 - 6 deaths

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://andina.pe/agencia/noticia-34...ru-919049.aspx

    3,455 monkeypox cases confirmed in Peru
    08:48 | Lima, Nov. 24.

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that the number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Peru has risen to 3,455.

    In a tweet on Wednesday evening, Minsa stated that cases were reported in Metropolitan Lima (2,640), Lima Provinces (42), Callao (234), La Libertad (158), Arequipa (143), Piura (47), Lambayeque (40), Ica (30), San Martin (24), Ucayali (24), Cusco (15), Loreto (13), Tacna (10), Junin (9), Ancash (8), Madre de Dios (6), Huanuco (5), Cajamarca (3), Moquegua (1), Puno (1), Ayacucho (1), and Tumbes (1).

    Minsa reported 3,269 hospital discharges. Besides, all patients received medical care and are being monitored, as contacts are identified. ..

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://andina.pe/agencia/noticia-32...ru-916845.aspx

    3,269 monkeypox cases confirmed in Peru
    09:10 | Lima, Nov. 8.
    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that the number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Peru has risen to 3,269.

    In a tweet on Monday evening, Minsa stated that cases were reported in Metropolitan Lima (2,496), Lima Provinces (39), Callao (219), La Libertad (153), Arequipa (137), Lambayeque (38), Piura (40), San Martin (25), Ucayali (23), Ica (30), Cusco (15), Loreto (11), Tacna (10), Junin (9), Ancash (7), Madre de Dios (6), Huanuco (4), Cajamarca (3), Moquegua (2), Puno (1), and Ayacucho (1).

    Minsa reported 3,042 hospital discharges. Besides, all patients received medical care and are being monitored, as contacts are identified.

    The ministry encouraged the population to call line 113, extension 6, or go to the nearest health facility in case they have symptoms like rashes or skin lesions...


    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://elcomercio.pe/lima/sucesos/v...-rmmn-noticia/

    Monkeypox in Peru: Minsa reports that infections rise to 3,204 | THE PERU COMMERCE
    The Minsa pointed out that all patients receive medical assistance. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out.
    EC Drafting
    02/11/2022 20H28

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Wednesday, November 2, that the confirmed cases of monkeypox disease in Peru rose to 3,204. It was specified that those infected correspond to Metropolitan Lima (2,444), Lima Provinces (39), Callao (217), La Libertad (151), Arequipa (136), Lambayeque (37), Piura (40), San Martín (25). , Ucayali (22), Ica (28), Cusco (15), Loreto (11), Tacna (10), Junín (9), Áncash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Huánuco (3), Cajamarca ( 2), Moquegua (2) and Puno (1).

    Through Twitter, the Minsa indicated that all patients receive assistance and 2,960 of them have already been discharged. In addition, the identification of your contacts is made....

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://elcomercio.pe/lima/sucesos/v...-rmmn-noticia/

    Monkeypox in Peru: Minsa reports that infections rise to 3048 and the disease is reported in 20 regions
    The Minsa pointed out that all patients receive medical assistance. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out.
    EC Drafting
    10/24/2022 8:08 PM

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Monday, October 24, that the confirmed cases of monkeypox disease in Peru rose to 3,048. It was specified that those infected correspond to Metropolitan Lima (2,332), Lima Provinces (35), Callao (210), La Libertad (144), Arequipa (122), Lambayeque (34), Piura (35), San Martín (23). , Ucayali (22), Ica (26), Cusco (15), Loreto (11), Tacna (10), Junín (9), Áncash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Huánuco (3), Cajamarca ( 2), Moquegua (2) and Puno (1.

    Through Twitter, the Minsa indicated that all patients receive assistance and 2,743 of them have already been discharged. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out...

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://diariocorreo.pe/edicion/lima...n-a-2942-rmmn- News/

    Ministry of Health reports that infections by monkeypox in Peru rise to 2942
    The Minsa pointed out that all patients receive medical assistance. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out
    Updated 10/19/2022 09:22 PM m.

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Wednesday, October 19, that the confirmed cases of monkeypox disease in Peru rose to 2,942. It was specified that those infected correspond to Metropolitan Lima (2,266), Lima Provinces (34), Callao (198), La Libertad (138), Arequipa (119), Lambayeque (31), Piura (31), San Martín (22). , Ucayali (22), Ica (19), Cusco (14), Loreto (11), Tacna (10), Junín (7), Áncash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Huánuco (3), Cajamarca ( 2), Moquegua (2) and Puno (1).

    Through Twitter, the Minsa indicated that all patients receive assistance and 2,572 of them have already been discharged. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out.

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://www.radionacional.com.pe/not...-13-de-octubre

    35 new cases of monkeypox reported last October 13
    6:10am - Sat, 15 Oct 2022

    The Ministry of Health reported that 35 new cases of monkeypox have been reported on October 13 throughout Peru, which are being assisted and are constantly being monitored.

    In addition, it was announced that a total of 2,820 cases have accumulated since the appearance of the first patient with this pathology, which have been registered in 19 regions, which are the following:

    Metropolitan Lima (2,189), Lima provinces (34), Callao (190), La Libertad (132), Arequipa (116), Piura (26) and Lambayeque (24), Ucayali (19), Ica (16), San Martín (14), Cusco (14), Loreto (11), Tacna (10), Áncash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Junín (5), Huánuco (3), Cajamarca (2) and Puno (1).

    Likewise, the Minsa revealed that 2,500 patients have been discharged after receiving the corresponding treatment, and that 320 cases are under follow-up.

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://www.infobae.com/america/peru...no-en-el-peru/

    Metropolitan Lima is the epicenter of monkeypox in Peru
    The districts that have registered the most cases of this disease are San Martín de Porres with 214 cases and San Juan de Lurigancho with 174 cases.
    October 10, 2022

    The first case of monkeypox was confirmed in the country on June 26. In just over three months, a total of 2,687 people have contracted the disease in 19 regions of Peru.

    According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health (Minsa), only on Saturday, October 8, 27 new patients with monkeypox were diagnosed. To date, 2,291 people have successfully completed their isolation and outpatient treatment period and have been discharged. Minsa personnel maintain surveillance of 396 people.

    Lima concentrates the vast majority of cases

    According to the data provided by the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Diseases of the Minsa, 2,083 cases were diagnosed in Metropolitan Lima, that is, 77.52% of infections occurred in the capital.

    They are followed on the list by Callao with 184 cases, La Libertad with 127, Arequipa with 108, Lima Provinces with 34, Piura with 22, Lambayeque with 21, Ucayali with 19, Ica with 16, San Martín with 14, Cusco with 13. , Loreto with 11, Tacna with 10, Áncash with 6, Madre de Dios with 6, Junín with 5, Huánuco with 3, Cajamarca with 2, Moquegua with 2 and Puno with 1.

    The Ministry of Health reported that the cases in follow-up continue to be monitored and the identification of their contacts is carried out.

    Districts of Metropolitan Lima with the most reported infections

    - 214 cases in San Martin de Porres

    - 174 cases in San Juan de Lurigancho

    - 149 cases in Cercado de Lima

    - 112 cases in Los Olivos

    - 89 cases in Chorrillos

    - 84 cases in Ate

    situational room

    The Minsa pointed out that the average age of positive patients for monkeypox is 32 years. In addition, 98.1% of the total cases registered to date correspond to males. While 1.92% are women.

    According to life stage, two children under 11 years of age tested positive for this disease and 15 children between 12 and 17 years of age were infected.

    2,544 patients have received outpatient treatment at their homes with permanent monitoring by the Minsa, while 116 of them had to be admitted to different hospitals to receive specialized care due to complications in their health condition.

    The platform also indicates that 68.5% of the cases are men who have sex with men, while 15% are under investigation.

    In addition, 56.4% were previously diagnosed with HIV, of which 85.6% received their antiretroviral therapy, while 7.66% stopped receiving it.

    Updated technical standard

    The Minsa updated the provisions of the technical health standard for the prevention and management of patients affected by monkeypox, in order to protect the life and health of the vulnerable population affected by this disease and thus reduce damage health or possible complications.

    These are the preventive measures:

    Health sector campaigns will now promote the following prevention measures to avoid contracting the monkeypox virus:

    - Avoid physical contact, including sexual, with people who have skin lesions.

    - Limit the number of casual sexual contacts.

    - Self-isolate in case of suspicious lesions

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://andina.pe/ingles/noticia-258...ru-912521.aspx

    2,587 monkeypox cases confirmed in Peru
    09:55 | Lima, Oct. 3.

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that the number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Peru has risen to 2,587.

    In a tweet on Sunday evening, Minsa stated that cases were reported in Metropolitan Lima (2,010), Lima Provinces (30), Callao (176), La Libertad (123), Arequipa (105), Piura (21), Lambayeque (19), Ucayali (19), Ica (15), Cusco (13), Loreto (11), San Martin (10), Tacna (10), Ancash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Junin (5), Huanuco (3), Cajamarca (2), Moquegua (2), and Puno (1).

    Minsa reported 2,163 hospital discharges. Besides, all patients received medical care and are being monitored, as contacts are identified.

    The ministry encouraged the population to call line 113, extension 6, or go to the nearest health facility in case they have symptoms like rashes or skin lesions...

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://andina.pe/ingles/noticia-255...ru-912274.aspx

    2,554 monkeypox cases confirmed in Peru
    09:43 | Lima, Oct. 1.

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that the number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Peru has risen to 2,554.

    In a tweet on Saturday morning, Minsa stated that cases were reported in Metropolitan Lima (1,982), Lima Provinces (29), Callao (176), La Libertad (123), Arequipa (105), Piura (20), Lambayeque (19), Ucayali (17), Ica (15), Cusco (13), Tacna (10), San Martin (10), Loreto (10), Ancash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Junin (5), Huanuco (3), Cajamarca (2), Moquegua (2), and Puno (1).

    Minsa reported 2,080 hospital discharges. Besides, all patients received medical care and are being monitored, as contacts are identified.

    The ministry encouraged the population to call line 113, extension 6, or go to the nearest health facility in case they have symptoms like rashes or skin lesions...

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://www.infobae.com/america/agen...uela-del-mono/

    Peru adds more than 2,500 cases of monkeypox
    By Newsroom Infobae
    September 29, 2022

    Lima, Sep 29 The Ministry of Health of Peru announced this Thursday that the country accumulates 2,521 cases of monkeypox distributed in 19 of the 25 regions, although Lima concentrates the majority.

    The capital of the Andean country concentrates 1,989 infections, and the rest are distributed in Callao (175), La Libertad (119), Arequipa (104), Ucayali (17), Lambayeque (16), Piura (19), Ica (15 ), Cuzco (13), Tacna (10), Loreto (10), San Martín (10), Ancash (6), Madre de Dios (6), Junín (4), Huánuco (3), Cajamarca (2), Moquegua (2), and Puno (1).

    According to its latest information, there have been 41 new infections in the last 24 hours and there are 474 cases under follow-up.

    In addition, the institution confirmed that 2,047 medical discharges have been registered and that all patients have received medical attention, are being monitored and that contact identification is being carried out.

    On the other hand, this Thursday, Peru received from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) a donation of complementary supplies for the diagnosis of monkeypox, official sources reported.

    A statement from the National Institute of Health (INS), integrated into the Ministry of Health, detailed that said donation consisted of probes and primers for confirmatory diagnosis for 3,000 determinations, which will be used by the Immunopreventable Virus Laboratory of the Virology Unit.

    "The representatives of the INS thanked the international help received, because with these supplies it will be possible to continue carrying out the work on the diagnosis of monkeypox in the country," added the health entity.

    He recalled that, in Peru, 75% of reported cases of this disease are caused by the new lineage B.1.6., discovered by INS researchers.

    Last week, the Ministry of Health reported that no later than the first week of October, 9,800 vaccines against the disease will arrive in the country.

    The ministry added that the purchase is being made in coordination with PAHO, through the vaccine revolving fund, and that the number of doses that will arrive in the country "will be reduced" by the manufacturing capacity of the laboratory. EFE

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://peru21.pe/lima/viruela-del-m...regiones-rmmn- News/

    Monkeypox in Peru: confirmed cases rise to 2,337 and the disease is reported in 19 regions
    Some 1,816 patients have already been discharged. Meanwhile, the Minsa carries out the identification of contacts among those infected.

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Friday, September 23, that the confirmed cases of monkeypox disease in Peru rose to 2,337. It was specified that those infected correspond to Metropolitan Lima (1819), Lima Provinces (27), Callao (160), La Libertad (115), Arequipa (98), Ucayali (14), Lambayeque (16), Piura (14), Ica (14), Cusco (13), Tacna (9), Ancash (6), San Martín (6), Loreto (6), Madre de Dios (5), Junín (3), Huánuco (3), Cajamarca ( 2), Moquegua (2) and Puno (1).

    Through Twitter, the Minsa indicated that all patients receive assistance and 1,816 of them have already been discharged. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out.

    🔴 The Ministry of Health reports that 1816 people have been discharged by #ViruelaDelMono and 22 new cases have been detected. All are receiving medical assistance and their contacts are being followed up. pic.twitter.com/JNM24E0L3W
    – Ministry of Health (@Minsa_Peru) September 24, 2022

    The Ministry of Health defines monkeypox (also called monkeypox) as a disease caused by a virus that causes skin rashes, similar to blisters or pimples...

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://crnnoticias.com/peru-accumul...uela-del-mono/

    Peru accumulates more than 2,170 cases of monkeypox
    By National Writing Posted on 09/20/2022 4 min. Reading

    Peru, one of the countries most affected by monkeypox, accumulates a total of 2,173 cases of this disease. Of these, 1,723 were reported in Lima, where a third of the country's population lives, according to official data, updated this Monday by the Ministry of Health.

    To date, monkeypox has been detected in 19 of the 25 regions of the country, although with a majority incidence in the department of Lima, which concentrates 79.3% of all cases.

    In the Peruvian capital, 1,723 infections have been reported so far, followed by 149 in Callao, 109 in the northern region of La Libertad. There are 88 in the southern area of ​​Arequipa, 14 in the jungle area of ​​Ucayali and 13 in the coastal area of ​​Ica.

    Twelve cases of monkeypox have also been detected in the southern Andean region of Cuzco, 11 in the northern regions of Piura and Lambayeque, 8 in the southern region of Tacna, 7 in the Amazon region of Loreto, and 6 in San Martín and Áncash.

    To a lesser extent, 5 cases were reported in the jungle region of Madre de Dios, 3 in Junín and Huánuco, 2 in Moquegua and Cajamarca, and 1 in Puno.

    Peru suffers from monkeypox

    Currently, according to official data, the incidence of cases is at one of the lowest moments since Peru reported the first contagion last June.

    According to the information disclosed in the “Monkeypox Situation Room” of the Ministry of Health, the weekly average of new cases went from a peak of around 310 in the worst weeks of August to 20 in September.

    Similarly, daily infections reached their maximum in mid-August, with 74, while in recent weeks the number has fluctuated between 2 and 12 per day.

    The data details, on the other hand, that 98.4% of the cases were detected in men, most of them young, between 30 and 35 years old (553) and between 25 and 30 (507).

    Of the total reported infections, 96% complied with home isolation, while 3.9% required hospitalization.

    The report also shows that 69% of patients are men who have sex with men and 58.4% are living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://www.infobae.com/america/peru...preexistentes/

    Monkeypox in Peru: 6 people died from complications and pre-existing diseases
    Monkeypox-positive patients died of medical complications in their health. This disease would have caused sepsis and other difficulties.
    September 19, 2022

    Almost three months after the first case of monkeypox was detected in the country, infections have been increasing in recent weeks. The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that to date 2,173 people have tested positive for this disease.

    According to the data provided in the Monkeypox Situation Room of the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Disease Control of Minsa, more than 76% of the total number of confirmed patients have managed to overcome monkeypox satisfactorily, receiving medical discharge. Meanwhile, 508 people continue to receive outpatient treatment and monitoring of their health status by MINSA brigades.

    Of the total cases diagnosed in Peru, 96%, that is, 2,087 people, completed their isolation in their homes, while 3.96%, that is, 86 people, had to be transferred to the medical centers arranged for their timely care.

    Deaths with monkeypox

    Data analyst Juan Carbajal published on his Twitter account that to date six people have died having tested positive for monkeypox, according to the records of the National Death Information System (SINADEF).

    On July 30, in Santa Anita, a 41-year-old man died of acute respiratory failure, septic shock, acute kidney injury, HIV infection, and monkeypox.

    On August 26, in Los Olivos, a 35-year-old man died of septic shock, unspecified bacterial pneumonia, syphilis, and monkeypox.

    On September 8, in Pachacamac, a 37-year-old man lost his life due to septic shock, unclassified gangrene, monkeypox, and HIV.

    On September 13, in Huaral, a 34-year-old man died of chronic kidney disease, HIV, and monkeypox.

    On September 14, in La Victoria, a 41-year-old man died of sepsis, monkeypox and HIV with complications.

    On September 17, in La Victoria, a 35-year-old man lost his life due to respiratory failure, severe pneumonia, monkeypox and HIV.
    Another child infected with monkeypox

    On August 30, the Minsa reported that the first contagion of monkeypox was registered in a child under 8 years of age.

    According to the data provided in the Situation Room, the case of two minors between 5 and 10 years of age who have tested positive for this disease is recorded. It is about a boy and a girl.

    In addition, the case of a minor between 10 and 15 years of age who has also been diagnosed with monkeypox was reported.

    Monkeypox in children in Peru.

    situational room

    The average age of patients with monkeypox in Peru is 32 years and 98.4% of them are male, and only 1.56% are female.

    The Minsa portal also indicates that 69% of the cases correspond to men who have sex with other men, and 13.9% to heterosexuals.

    In addition, it indicates a worrying figure on pathological antecedents. 58.4% of those infected have a previous diagnosis of HIV and only 85.7% of this group receives antiretroviral therapy. Furthermore, 17.2% were diagnosed with syphilis in the last 12 months.

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://diariocorreo.pe/peru/viruela...-rmmn-noticia/

    Monkeypox in Peru: infections rise to 2054, reports the Minsa
    Some 1,558 patients have already been discharged. Meanwhile, the Minsa carries out the identification of contacts among those infected.
    Updated on 09/15/2022 09:16 PM

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Thursday, September 15, that the confirmed cases of monkeypox disease in Peru rose to 2,054. It was specified that those infected correspond to Metropolitan Lima (1620), Lima Provinces (20), Callao (138), La Libertad (105), Arequipa (79), Ucayali (14), Ica (12), Cusco (11), Piura (9), Lambayeque (9), Loreto (7), Tacna (7), Ancash (6), San Martín (5), Junín (3), Huánuco (3), Madre de Dios (3), Cajamarca ( 2) and Puno (1).

    Through Twitter, the Minsa indicated that all patients receive assistance and 1,558 of them have already been discharged. In addition, the identification of your contacts is carried out.

    The health authorities are carrying out the identification of suspicious contacts of those who have tested positive for monkeypox.

    The Minsa urged the population to maintain the prevention measures already disseminated by the health authorities to avoid a case of this type, including reducing contact with people suspected of having the infection, washing their hands frequently, wearing a mask correct, keep social distancing and isolate yourself in case you present the characteristic symptoms of this disease...

    Leave a comment:


  • Shiloh
    replied
    Source: https://www.infobae.com/america/peru...ienden-a-2015/

    Monkeypox: positive cases in Peru amount to 2,015
    The Ministry of Health reported that in the last 24 hours 26 new monkeypox infections have been reported.
    September 15, 2022

    The Ministry of Health (Minsa) continues to evaluate the progress of monkeypox or monkeypox infections in Peru. In this sense, the entity published on its social networks the update of the new cases detected in different regions of the country.

    According to the Minsa report, only on Wednesday, September 14, 26 new infections of the disease have been registered. To date, the accumulated figure amounts to a total of 2,015 cases.

    The entity also announced that 1,526 patients managed to overcome the disease for which they were discharged, while 489 people are still being monitored by health personnel and receiving outpatient treatment at home or specialized care in hospitals.

    In this sense, the Minsa reported that monkeypox has spread in 18 regions of the country, with Metropolitan Lima being the city that concentrates the vast majority of infections with 1,590, followed by Callao with 133 cases, La Libertad with 102 cases, Arequipa with 79, Lima Provinces with 20 and Ucayali with 14.

    Continued on the list, Cusco with 11 infections, Ica with 11, Lambayeque with 9 cases, Piura with 9 cases, Loreto with 7 and Ancash with 6. Tacna has reported 7 positive patients, followed by San Martín with 5, Junín 3, Huánuco. 3, Madre de Dios 3, Cajamarca 2 and the first case in Puno has recently been confirmed.

    Minister Jorge López's portfolio continues to recommend that the population follow biosafety protocols in order to prevent the virus from continuing to spread in the country. Likewise, he asked that in case of presenting the symptoms, they call 113 or go immediately to a health entity for the correct diagnosis and timely treatment...

    Leave a comment:

Working...
X