227 Monkeypox Cases in Ireland 2023 - Latest Update from Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) - 7th January 2023
Sunday 8th, January 2023
Irish Report / Story
A total of 227 confirmed cases have been recorded up to midnight of the 7th of January 2023 in Ireland of mpox (monkeypox).

No new confirmed cased were notified in the first week of January 2023.

Among all 227 cases notified to date, gender for 225 cases is male and two cases is female. Median age
is 35 years.

Again the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has stated that the cases are not unexpected following the presence of monkeypox cases in the UK and many European countries.

The Public Health teams are following up each case and contacting close contacts of confirmed cases where required.

The latest update from the HPSC can be read at the below link.