Spain has reported its second death linked to monkeypox as concerns grow over the spread of the disease.
In a situation report released on Saturday, the country’s health ministry said Spain had 4,298 confirmed cases of monkeypox as of July 29.
Of the cases for which information is available, 3.2% of patients were hospitalized and two died, according to the ministry.
Spain reported its first death on Friday and the second on Saturday.
Earlier Friday, Brazil confirmed the first monkeypox-related death outside of Africa in the current outbreak.
More than 11,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported since the outbreak began in the European Union and European Economic Area, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control.
Most cases have been reported in Spain, followed by Germany, France, the Netherlands and Portugal.