Aragon records rebound in COVID mortality with 20 deaths last week
aragon save a refutation Of mortality By COVID-19[feminine] Between July 11 and 17. as published epidemiological bulletin Posted this Thursday from Aragon, the community notified 20 dead, 12 more than last weekYou 2.556 New Positive, 1,300 less than seven days ago. In addition, 12 households have been identified in accommodation centers.
on the development of the contagion monkeypoxAragon registered 38 positive Since the start of registration in May 2022, According to the Epidemiological Bulletin of Aragon, published this Thursday, five new cases were reported last week. All the men concerned are in the age group of 23 to 58 years.
The first reported case of monkeypox in Aragon began on May 16, 2022 and the last reported case on July 16, 2022., 100% of cases had skin lesions, mainly in the anogenital and oral regions. 60% also had lymphadenopathy and 50% had fever.
Other symptoms were asthenia (37%), sore throat (32%), muscle pain (29%) and headache (21%). Growth is proving favorable and only five cases required hospitalization, The main complications turned out to be secondary bacterial infections and oral or genital ulcers. There were no deaths in any case.
Like other communities and countries, Cases have been identified primarily in the MSM (men who have sex with men) population. Mainly in the context of high-risk sexual relations, being the transmission mechanism in most cases by very close physical contact.
monkeypox in the world
Since May 2022, when the UK reported the identity of several cases of monkeypox (monkeypox, mpx) with no history of recent travel to endemic areas or exposure to previously reported cases, Several countries, mainly in Europe and the Americas, have reported confirmed or investigated cases with no epidemiological link in endemic areas of West or Central Africa.Most cases are young men with a history of risky sex.
In Spain, as of July 19, a total of 3,125 confirmed cases of MPX have been reported, according to data from the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENAVE)., In the rest of Europe, there have been a total of 7,104 confirmed cases of MPX, with Germany (1,924), the UK (1,856) and France (912) being the most affected with Spain. In the rest of the world, a total of 3,203 confirmed cases of MPX have been reported in non-endemic countries, with the United States (1,980), Canada (539) and Brazil (310) being the most affected countries. .
The cases reported in our country come from 16 autonomous communities: Madrid 1,378, Catalonia 950, Andalusia 333, Valencian Community 107, Canary Islands 90, Balearic Islands 70, Basque Country 56, Aragon 38, Asturias 23, Galicia 21, Castilla La Stage 13, Castile and León 13, Extremadura 10, Navarre 8, Murcia 8 and Cantabria 8.
The Epidemiological Bulletin also notified a Food poisoning outbreak in the camp In the province of Zaragoza, whose participants lived in a hostel. Widely, 40 people exposed (among children, supervisors and housing workers) were observed nine people affected All presented with nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, but none required hospitalization and all had a good clinical development.