Jun 22, 2022
By Steve Kee
There are 10 new monkeypox cases confirmed in Toronto, bringing to 33. the number of cases in Ontario.
Ontario Public Health says of the total cases, 28 are in Toronto.
All of the confirmed cases in the province are male, with the average age of 40.
Last week, the city hosted vaccination clinics to immunize high-risk individuals, including men who have sex with men.
Monkeypox generally does not spread easily between people and is transmitted through prolonged close contact via respiratory droplets, direct contact with skin lesions or bodily fluids, or through contaminated clothes or bedding.