Ministry of National Health Services has confirmed that the country has reported its first case of Monkeypox.
According to an official of the Health Ministry, the health authorities have started contract tracing.
Officials said that airports across the country have been put on high alert after the detection of the virus besides taking other preventive measures.
According to health experts, Monkeypox is a virus that spreads from animals, including rats and primates, to humans in exceptional cases. The virus was first discovered in 1958.