Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that the country’s first ever monkeypox patient has fully recovered and will be discharged later in the day
The 35-year-old Kerala native arrived here from the UAE on July 12 and had tested positive for the virus two days later
Initially, concerns were raised over the infected man’s close contacts as well as 11 other passengers who had travelled with him.
But health authorities had assured that all the contacts were closely observed, allaying fears.
She also said that two other positive cases in the state who also arrived from the Middle East, were in stable condition and recovering fast