India has so far reported four cases of monkeypox, with three from Kerala and one from Delhi.
Vitals of the Monkeypox patient in Delhi are stable but his lesions will take at least a week to recover. He is admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital.
The WHO had on Saturday declared monkeypox as a global public health emergency of international concern.
The Delhi government has directed its hospitals and 11 revenue districts to follow the guidelines.
Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis (a virus transmitted to humans from animals) with symptoms similar to those seen in the past in smallpox patients, although it is clinically less severe.
The samples of the suspected patient, who has rashes and lesions, has been sent to National Institute of Virology, Pune.