Weekly Situation Report on Monkeypox Multi-Country Outbreak Response - Region of the Americas. 29 July 2022

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As of 28 July 2022, in the Americas, 6,785 confirmed cases from 19 countries and territories. Three countries in the Region account for the top 10 highest number of confirmed cases (United States of America, Brazil, and Canada).

  • 79.9% increase in confirmed cases in the last 7 days.
  • On 29 July, the first death in the Region related to monkeypox was reported in Brazil.
  • Most of confirmed cases (1,013/1,021) are male, 81% of 1,019 cases are aged 25 to 45 years old, and most self-identify as men who have sex with other men.
  • 79% of 940 cases in the Americas are locally transmitted cases (increase of 7% in the last 7 days).