According to the agency, as of last Friday the nation reported a total of 17 432 known cases of the disease nationwide.
The state of California accumulates the highest rate of positive cases of the disease with 3 291 infections; New York follows with 3 124 and then Florida with 1 739 infections.
The director of the CDC, Rochelle Walensky said the U.S. has the highest number of monkeypox cases in the world.
Los Angeles: The US has confirmed over 17,000 monkeypox cases, according to the latest data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A total of 17,432 known monkeypox cases had been reported nationwide as of Friday, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the CDC pic.twitter.com/QspuS2dG5t