India detected its fourth Monkeypox case, in Delhi, on Sunday.
According to sources, the 34-year-old man has no history of foreign travel. The infected person had attended a stag party recently in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. He has been isolated at the Lok Nayak Hospital.
His samples were sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) Pune on Saturday which came out positive, the sources said. The close contacts of the infected have been identified and are under quarantine as per the health ministry guidelines
The previous three cases were reported from Kerala. While one of the them had returned from UAE, the other two had travelled from Dubai.
(With inputs from agencies)