According to the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), all infections confirmed by the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge are in men between the ages of 19 and 61, most of whom are under 40 years of age, who are in “clinical follow-up, finding become stable”.

The DGS, which is monitoring the situation at the national level in conjunction with European institutions, added that most infections were reported in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, but there are also cases in the North and Algarve regions.

Data from the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) indicate that, to date, 2,746 cases of Monkeypox infection have been reported in 29 countries across the European region.