Nigeria records 10 additional monkeypox cases

A case of monkeypox

A case of monkeypox

By Abujah Racheal

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 10 additional Monkeypox cases have been in the last seven days in various parts of the country.

NCDC disclosed this via its official website, in its latest monkeypox situation report released on Friday.

According to the Agency, a total of 31 cases were reported between January 1 and June 5 in the country. They were recorded in 12 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

No fewer than 110 suspected cases of the disease had been reported in the country, up from the previous 66 suspected cases.

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“From January 1 to 5 June 2022, there have been 110 suspected cases in total and 31 confirmed cases from 12 states.

They are Adamawa 5, Lagos 6, River 3, Cross River 2, FCT 2, Kano 2, Delta 2, Bayelsa 2, Edo 2, Imo 2, Plateau 2, and Ondo 1.

“One death was recorded in a 40-year-old man, with co-morbidity that was receiving immunosuppressive drugs.

“There were 10 new positive cases in Epi week 22, 2022, from six states – Edo 2, Rivers 2, Plateau 2, Lagos 2, Ondo 1 and Imo 1,” it said.


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