Monkeypox: 793 cases in the UK, more than 800 in Spain

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Up to 20 June 2022 there were 793 laboratory confirmed cases in the UK. Of these, 18 were in Scotland, 3 were in Northern Ireland, 6 were in Wales and 766 were in England.

Devolved administrations Confirmed cases
England 766
Northern Ireland 3
Scotland 18
Wales 6
Total 793

A high proportion of England cases were known to be London residents (80%, 498 of 624 with reported home address). For confirmed cases in the UK, where gender information was available, 758 (99%) confirmed cases were male, with 5 confirmed female cases. The median age of confirmed cases in the UK was 37 years (interquartile range 31-43).

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** This post was originally published on June 22, 2022 **