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Cameroon: Littoral Governor recovers from Coronavirus

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The Governor of the Littoral region of Cameroon, Samuel Dieudonne Ivaha Diboua who had tested positive with the Coronavirus pandemic has recovered from the virus after receiving treatment, the Minister of Public Health has confirmed.

In a tweet posted this Friday, Minister Malachie Manaouda says the governor contracted the virus in the line of his duty but thanks to God and the professionalism of health care personnel, he has recovered.

“I would like to say how close I am to the Governor of the Littoral region who was contaminated…but thanks to God and health professionals he has recovered from the virus today. The Minister said.

Three weeks ago, Governor Samuel Dieudonne Ivaha Diboua had welcomed passengers from Coronavirus infected countries at the Douala International Airport and accompanied them to hotels where they were quarantined for fourteen days.

The Governor is said to have contracted the killer virus after this exercise and, by the end of the month of March, there were rumours circulating that he had tested positive with the pandemic.

These rumours were neither confirmed nor debunked by authorities.

According to reports, Governor Samuel Dieudonne Ivaha Diboua was admitted in the hospital on April the 1st and will soon be discharged.


Published on 28.04.2020

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