Saturday, December 2

A Dominican of Haitian descent is the 10th patient to test positive for monkeypox

A citizen of Haitian descent has been identified as the tenth patient in the country to test positive for monkeypox. The information was confirmed to Diario Libre by the president of the South Region of the Dominican Medical College (CMD), José Santana Tejeda.

According to Dr. Santana, the patient is isolated in the Provincial Hospital of San José de Ocoa, in the municipality that bears the same name. “He is in stable conditions,” said the doctor.

When asked if the patient would complete his treatment in this hospital or if he would be transferred to the Ramón de Lara military hospital, Santana admitted that he did not have this information.

So far, the Ministry of Public Health has not issued any official communication confirming this new case.

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