Singapore added another local monkeypox case on july 27, bringing the total to 11. According to the latest information from the singapore ministry of health, the patient is a 32-year-old singaporean male who is currently receiving treatment at the national centre for infectious diseases (ncid) and is in stable condition. This case is not linked to other cases previously announced by the ministry of health.
The ministry of health noted that the patient developed fever on july 12, followed by lesions in the groin that spread further. He was hospitalized on the cell numbers list 26th and was admitted to the ncid on the same day. The ministry of health is currently tracing any other contacts. If they are classified as close contacts, they must be quarantined for 21 days from the date of last contact with the confirmed person.
Recently, the monkeypox epidemic has spread to many countries around the world. Since the first case of monkeypox in singapore at the end of june, there have been 11 cases, including 6 local cases and 5 foreign cases. The ministry of health just announced the 10th case of monkeypox in singapore on the 26th . The patient is a 28-year-old taiwanese man who recently returned to singapore from canada. He is currently being treated in the hospital and is in stable condition.