Monkeypox cases in the UK rise to 2,546 in latest UKHSA update

1st August 2022

UKHSA has published the latest epidemiological overview for the ongoing monkeypox outbreak.

It shows that as of 28 July 2022, there are 2,469 confirmed and 77 highly probable monkeypox cases in the UK: 2,546 in total. Of these, 2,436 are in England.

It also includes a breakdown of cases in England by region, which demonstrates that a significant majority of cases are in London.

Further epidemiological data and additional analysis can be found in UKHSA’s regular monkeypox technical briefings.

Nicole Stinson

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