The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said that there are so far 33 suspected cases of monkeypox in the country.

The cases, he said, were discovered in seven states, including Bayelsa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun, and Cross River.

He spoke with State House correspondences at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to him, there is no reported case of death from the decease.

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