These are the states with the highest incidence of monkeypox compared to the population.

Case numbers are high in Washington, D.C., New York, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, Massachusetts, and California.

Cases of monkeypox have been reported in almost every 50 states in the United States.

The virus is transmitted by close contact with an infected person.

Washington, D.C., New York, Georgia has the highest number of cases in the population.

According to the CDC, a total of 2,891 monkeypox cases have been reported in the United States.

Washington, D.C. has the highest proportion of cases by population. With 110 cases and a population of less than 690,000.

The second highest is New York, with 900  cases reported, more than the total.

Georgia is followed by 211 detected cases of monkeypox  and a population of 10.7 million.