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The national capital reported its fourth monkeypox case on Wednesday after a 31-year-old Nigerian woman tested positive for the virus. With this, India's total tally of cases has climbed to 9. 

She is the first woman in the country to test positive for monkeypox which manifests itself with fever, skin lesions and swollen lymph nodes. The woman has fever and skin lesions and is admitted to LNJP hospital, sources said, adding her samples were sent for testing and the results came positive on Wednesday.

There is no information about her travelling abroad recently, sources said. The first monkeypox patient in Delhi



was discharged on Monday from the LNJP hospital. 

The first patient to test positive for the virus was a 34-year-old man, a resident of West Delhi. He had tested positive for the virus last month. 

The second case was a 35-year-old Nigerian man living in Delhi, with no recent foreign travel history. He had blisters and fever for five days before the virus. 

Delhi reposted its third case of the virus after another Nigerian man tested positive for monkeypox on Tuesday.  The man was admitted to the Delhi government-run LNJP Hospital on Monday and he is in a stable condition.
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