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Cameroon/COVID-19: Court halls closed for one month

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The Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, Prof Laurent Esso has instructed the adjournment of all court sessions for a period of one month beginning from this Wednesday March 18.

According to a release from the Ministry of Justice dated Tuesday March 17, this decision to suspend court sessions for a period of one month follows Government measures taken to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

Addressing the nation yesterday after holding a crisis meeting on the management of the COVID-19 pandemic on instructions of the Head of State, the Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute announced some thirteen measures to contain the spread of the virus.

Amongst these measures was the prohibition of gatherings of more than fifty persons and the respect of rules prescribed by the World Health Organisation, amongst which avoiding close body contact.

 

 


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