Monkeypox
On July 14, the Kingdom announced the detection of its first case of monkeypox - a man who had returned from Europe. Image Credit: Shutterstock

Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has announced the detection of two new cases of monkeypox in the Kingdom, state news agency SPA reported on Monday.

According to a statement by the health ministry, this brings the total number of people infected with monkeypox to three across the Kingdom.

On July 14, the Kingdom announced the detection of its first case of monkeypox in Riyadh - a man who had returned from Europe.

The ministry today said those infected had returned from Europe.