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NCDC Confirms 15 Monkeypox Cases In One Week

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NCDC Confirms 15 Monkeypox Cases In One Week

NCDC Confirms 15 Monkeypox Cases In One Week

 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said 15 new cases of Monkeypox disease were reported in seven days – between August 1 and 7 – in 10 states.

In a report, the agency named the affected states and the number of cases they recorded as: Imo (three), Federal Capital Territory (two), Ondo (two), Rivers (two), Abia (one), Anambra (one), Ebonyi (one), Edo (one), Ogun (one) and Nasarawa (one).

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Since the beginning of the year, a total of 172 confirmed cases of the disease have been recorded.

Six states accounted for 50 per cent (86 cases) of the disease burden in the country.

They are: Lagos (20), Ondo (16), Rivers (13), Adamawa (13), Bayelsa (12) and Delta (12). Sadly, four Nigerians have died of the Monkeypox disease.

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