Three persons have been confirmed to be infected with Monkeypox disease in different parts of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

According to the State Commissioner for Health, Professor Chike Princewill, the three cases were discovered on Thursday night at Rumoulumeni, Eneka, and Psychiatric Road areas of Port Harcourt of Rivers State.

“We have activated our isolation centres and we have put all our Health centres on red alert."

“The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, and all our Primary Health Centres have been reactivated."

“We can assure you that there is no course for alarm because we are on top of the situation,” he said.

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