The region continues as the third with the lowest incidence of DM . Santander Saturday, August 6, 2022, 12:29 Monkeypox cases in Cantabria rise to 18, three more since the last count, but despite this increase, the region continues to trail (third) in incidence in Spain , behind Navarra and La Rioja. The Ministry of Health reported 4,942 confirmed cases of monkeypox this Friday, 365 more than those registered on Tuesday (4,577), but the death toll remains at two, according to data from the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network (Renave). Madrid has 1,817; Catalonia 1,558; Andalusia 601; Valencian Community 284; Basque Country 130; Canary Islands 118; Balearic Islands 111; Aragon 47; Galicia 71; Asturias 47; Castile and Leon 41; Castile-La Mancha 36; Murcia 26; Extremadura 21; Cantabria 18; Navarre 12; and La Rioja 4. Of the patients reported on the SiViEs computer platform, a total of 4,863 are men and 79 are women. Regarding age, it ranges between 10 months and 88 years, with a median age of 37 years; shows that the interquartile range is 31-44 years. Among the patients with clinical information, they mainly presented anogenital rash (59.4%), fever (55.1%), rash in other locations (not anogenital or oral-buccal) (51.8%) and lymphadenopathy (50.7 %). A total of 237 patients of the 3,546 (6.9%) presented complications throughout their clinical process. The most frequent were mouth ulcers and secondary bacterial infections. Of the 4,436 patients with available information, 139 cases were hospitalized (2.8%) and two of the cases have died. According to Health, said information has been communicated to the World Health Organization and the European Commission.