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  • Cameroon: COVID-19 cases - 20,009 cases; 415 deaths

    The Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon has announced the country's first confirmed case of COVID-19. The patient is a 58-year-old French citizen who arrived in Yaound? on 24 February. The patient is now in isolation at the Central Hospital of Yaound? for appropriate care.
    5:01 AM ? Mar 6, 2020?Twitter Web App

    Cameroon Reports French Citizen as First Case of Coronavirus
    By Pius Lukong
    March 6, 2020, 4:24 AM EST

    Cameroon’s government confirmed the country’s first coronavirus case after a 58-year-old French citizen tested positive.

    The person arrived Feb. 24 in the capital, Yaounde, and was placed in isolation at the Central Hospital of Yaounde, the Ministry of Public Health said in a statement Friday.
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    Cameroon confirms second COVID-19 case
    By Jerry Omondi -
    36 mins ago

    Cameroon ha confirmed a second case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in Africa to 42.

    New reports of confirmed cases continue to be reported across Africa, with nine countries having verified cases so far.

    The other countries include; Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, South Africa, Nigeria and Togo.

    “Both cases have been isolated in the Yaounde Central Hospital and are currently receiving adequate symptomatic treatment. Basic commodities are provided under the strict respect of ethical requirements and heath safety regulations. Tracing and screening of contacts which are particularly at risk is effective,” the ministry of health said...


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        Cameroon has confirmed its 3rd case of Covid-19, a Cameroonian citizen from Italy who arrived 7th March via Paris.

        A statement released by the Ministry of Public Health says that the Cameroonian citizen is a 56-year old living in the city of Polverra in the Veneto Region of Italy...


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            Cameroon/COVID-19: Health boss confirms seven new cases in Yaounde
            Published on 20.03.2020 at 10h49 by journalduCameroun

            The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has confirmed that Cameroon has recorded seven new COVID-19 cases in Yaounde, bringing the number of infected persons to twenty-four.

            The health boss made the announcement in a tweet posted earlier this morning...


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              Coronavirus: Cameroon plans mass testing
              Tuesday, 24 March 2020 15:04

              (Business in Cameroon) - In Cameroon, the government is planning mass covid-19 testing but is "awaiting test kits" to organize the test. This was revealed by the Minister of Public Health Malachie Manaouda on his Twitter account on March 23...

              ...On the morning of March 24, the minister indicated that in Douala, Bafoussam, and Yaound?, the number of confirmed cases was respectively 12, 3 and 51. This brings the number of people tested positive to the covid-19 in the country to 66.


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                ...“Unfortunately, we have just recorded our first death from COVID-19 in Cameroon,” Manaouda Malachie tweeted.

                “This is patient 3 who came to us from Italy already very affected by the disease,” he added, referring to the first victim...


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                  ...Cameroon confirms second Coronavirus death
                  - 18h22

                  The Government of Cameroon has confirmed a second Coronavirus death this Thursday afternoon.

                  The information was announced at the end of the March Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute.

                  Cameroon: COVID-19 cases climb to 88
                  - 18h13

                  Sources from the Prime Minister’s officie say confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cameroon have risen to eighty-eight plus one additional death..


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                    Cameroon's confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 113
                    Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-29 17:59:31|Editor: yhy

                    YAOUNDE, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon reported on Sunday 14 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 113, Cameroon's Minister of Public Health Manaouda Malachie tweeted on Sunday morning...


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                      New COVID-19 cases hit new daily high in Cameroon
                      Source: Xinhua| 2020-03-30 11:45:33|Editor: huaxia

                      YAOUNDE, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon on Sunday registered 40 new cases of COVID-19, a new daily high since the announcement of the first case on March 6, bringing the total to 139, according to health authorities...


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                        Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 192
                        Published on 31.03.2020 at 08h39 by journalduCameroun

                        Cameroon’s Minister of Public Health has announced that as at this Tuesday morning, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has moved up to a hundred and ninety-two.

                        This is an increase of fifty-one from the previously reported one hundred and forty-two cases...


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                          Cameroon sees boom in number of COVID-19 cases
                          Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-01 22:32:16|Editor: huaxia

                          YAOUNDE, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Nearly a month since the declaration of the first case of COVID-19 in Cameroon, the African nation is seeing a boom in the reported infections after having generalized the testing.

                          According to the latest numbers given by the health minister Manaouda Malachie, Cameroon recorded until Wednesday morning 233 confirmed cases, including six deaths and ten cured. The total number of confirmed cases was only 99 last Saturday...


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                              Cameroon: Massive anti-COVID-19 campaign kick starts tomorrow in Littoral region
                              Published on 03.04.2020 at 17h52 by journalduCameroun

                              The massive door-to-door sensitization and screening campaign against the novel COVID-19 pandemic in the Littoral region of Cameroon initiated by the Ministry of Public Health kick starts tomorrow Saturday, April 4.

                              The campaign was initially programmed to begin on April 2 but it will finally kick start tomorrow...

                              ...As to date, Cameroon counts three hundred and six confirmed cases and eight deaths.


                              COVID-19 Cases Top 1,000 in Crisis-Prone Cameroon:

                              Last edited by Shiloh; April 19, 2020, 08:50 AM.