A fresh case of the monkeypox virus have been confirmed in the federal capital territory (FCT).
This was disclosed in Abuja on Friday by the minister of state for health Osagie Ehanire.
Ehanire said apart from Abuja, there were two new cases of the disease in Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom states and one in Enugu.
This brings the total number of confirmed monkeypox cases to nine.
He said investigations were ongoing to see if any of the new cases had a link with the Bayelsa cluster, where the outbreak started.
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