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Cameroon records close to 15,000 Coronavirus cases, four months into pandemic

Health agent disinfects medical staff amid increase in coronavirus cases in Douala (c) copyright

In four months, Cameroon has recorded fourteen thousand, nine hundred and sixteen Coronavirus confirmed cases, out of which three hundred and fifty-nine are said to have died.

It’s been four months since Cameroon confirmed its first Coronavirus case in Yaounde, political capital, on March 6, 2020.

Despite measures taken by the Government to curb its spread, the virus gradually spread to other towns and today, all the regions are infected.

During the daily press briefing on Cameroon’s COVID-19 epidemiological situation Monday July 6, officials of the Ministry of public health announced that the country had so far recorded fourteen thousand, nine hundred and sixteen (14,916)cases, with over three hundred active cases.

Out of the 14,616 confirmed cases, three hundred and fifty nine are reported to have succumbed to the virus, meanwhile eleven thousand, five hundred and twenty-five have been successfully cured.

Recently, the country got enrolled in the list of countries with a better response to the pandemic, thanks to its recovery rate.

 


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