Information round to clock
- Friday 03 April
Cameroon confirms seven more COVID-19 recoveries- 19h09
Seven more persons are said to have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 pandemic in Cameroon according to the Public Health boss, taking the overall number of recoveries to seventeen.
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 509- 19h05
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases have surpassed five hundred cases with two hundred cases confimed in less than twenty-four hours, taking the total number of confirmed cases to five hundred and nine, sources from the Ministry of pubic health confirmed.
Cameroon/COVID-19: Incident management system set up in West regionCRTV - 16h59
An incident management system has been set up in the West region of Cameroon for the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The system is composed of different units charged with specific functions with the aim of facilitating the management of the pandemic in that region.
One of these units is the call centre, charged with recieving calls.
Cameroon: Thousands of fake chloroquine tablets intercepted in South West region- 12h33
Tons of fake chloroquine tablets reportedly manufactured in neighbouring country Nigeria have been intercepted in a boat around Limbe, Fako Division of the South West region of Cameroon, reports have confirmed.
Cameroon: Defence, Territorial Administration Ministers on workig visit in South region- 12h24
Defence Minister, Joseph Beti Assomo and his Territorial Administration counterpart, Paul Atanga Nji are both in the South region of Cameroon on a two-day working visit that began yesterday.
Both ministers are left with this day in Ebolowa, Kye-Ossi and other places in the region as they assess the security situation and the fight against the Covid-19.
COVID-19: Cameroon set to manufacture chloroquine tablets- 11h52
Cameroon will manufacture chloroquine to help fight against the deadly Coronavieus that has already claimed eight lives in the country.
Cameroon’s Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation, Madeliene Tchuente while visiting the IMPM in Yaounde assured the country is ready to manufacture six thousand chloroquine tablets in a minute.
Cameroon: First medical doctor dies of COVID-19- 11h24
Dr Tchouamo Michel of the Douala Laquintine Hospital in the Littorl region of Cameroon is the first Cameroonian medical doctor to die of COVID-19, sources have said.
The medical doctor, reports say was at stage 4 of the pandemic.
- Thursday 02 April
Cameroon confirms one more COVID-19 death, making a toatal of eight deaths- 20h07
Cameroon’s Minister of Public Health has confirmed the country recorded one new death, making a total eight deaths
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 306- 20h03
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases have climbed up to three hundred and six after sixty case were confirmed in less than twenty-four hours.
Cameroon: Constitutional Council proclaims results of partial Legislative rerun Tuesday- 18h32
The Constitutional Council will proclaim results of the partial Legislative rerun in some eleven constituencies in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon Tuesday April 7, 2020.
Cameroon/COVID-19: PM Dion Ngute holds video conference with Gov’t Ministers- 15h49
The Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute has organized a video conference with members of Gov’t and other stake holders this Thursday to evaluate the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Cameroon.
Apart from the situation of COVID-19 in Cameroon, the members of Gov’t equally discussed the transporter’s strike announced for April 6, as well as modalities for the newly created national solidarity fund to help in the fight against the coronavirus.
Cameroon: PCC pastor resigns after suspension- 14h23
Rev. Bah Pius, pastor of the Presbyterian Church Cameroon, PC Beach congregation has resigned from the church after he was suspended for a month by the Synod Clerk of the Presbyterian Church Cameroon, Rev Miki Hans Abia.
The man of God announced he was leaving the church through a resignation letter posted on his Facebook page yesterday.
Sources say he is the second pastor to resign from the Presbyterian church in less than a month.
Cameroon/Fight against COVID-19: Markets in Douala II, V temporarily shut down- 14h14
Markets have been temporarily shut down in Douala II and V since the early hours of this Thursday.
Officials say, they are disinfecting the markets to stop the spread of the coronavirus which has so far infected two hundred and eighty-four people within a month and killed seven.
COVID-19: Massive sensitization, screening campaign on in Littoral region- 14h09
The massive sensitization and screening campaign against the Coronavirus pandemic announced by Public Health officials has kicked off in Douala, Littoral region of Cameroon.
This campaign is intended to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic which is fast spreading in Cameroon’s economic capital, owing to its massive population.
COVID-19: Cameroonian business mogul Baba Danpullo donates FCFA 100 Million- 14h03
Cameroonian born business magnate Baba Danpullo has donated the sum of FCFA 100 Million to the Government of Cameroon to help i the fight against the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic.
The amount to be credited to the National Solidarity fund created by the Head of State to help in he fight against the pandemic was handed over to the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda yesterday by a delegation from the Danpullo group.
Cameroon confirms one more COVID-19 death- 10h03
Health Officials in Cameroon have confirmed another COVID-19 death, taking the number confirmed deaths to seven.
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 284- 09h59
Cameroon has confirmed thirty-eight more Coronavirus cases, making a total of two hundred and eighty-four infectd as at this Thursday morning.
- Wednesday 01 April
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 246- 20h08
Cameroon’s Health Officials have just confirmed thirteen new COVID-19 cases, making a total number of two hundred and forty-six Coronavirus cases.
Cameroon: Gov’t extends anti-COVID-19 measures by 15days- 16h23
The Cameroonian Government has extended by fifteen days Coronavirus response measures taken two weeks ago.
In press release issued this Wednesday, and signed by the Secretary General of the Prime Minister’s Office Seraphin Magloire Fouda it is written that the measures will go for fifteen more days renewable if necessary.
Fourth Cameroonian dies from COVID-19 in France- 11h19
Forty-two-year-old Tjade Eone, a Cameroonian living in France is said to have died in the early hours of Tuesday march 31st 2020 in Paris France, family soirces have said.
Tjade Eone is the fourth Cameroonian to die of COVID 19 in France since its outbreak. He is brother to one of Cameroon’s pop artist, commonly known as Michael Jackson.
COVID-19: 82 Cameroonians repatriated from Cote d’Ivoire- 11h14
Eighty two Cameroonians were repatriated from Ivory Coast Tuesday afternoon.
They have been taken to some hotels in Yaounde where they will be quarantined for forteen days to ensure they are CPOVID-19 free before allowed to meet their family members.
COVID-19: Cameroon confirms ten new cases making a total of 233- 10h01
Cameroon records ten new COVID-19 case, making a total of two hundred and thirty-three
Cameroon: Health Minister confirms 14 more cases- 07h20
The Minister of Public Health Dr Malachie Manaouda has confirmed fourteen more COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to two hundred and twenty-nine.
He annouced the information late last night and urged Cameroonians to hence forth go out with noses and mouths covered, especially if they have to take public transports or got to the market or otherwise stay at home.
- Tuesday 31 March
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 209- 20h09
Cameroon has recorded sixteenmore COVID-19 cases making a total of two hundred and nine in one month.
The new figures were communicated this evening by an official of the Ministry of Public Health.
As at this Tuesday evening, Cameroon counts six deaths and ten recoveries.
Cameroon/COVID-19 national solidarity fund: Biya orders disbursement of FCFA 1 Billion- 17h30
The Head of State Paul Biya has instructed that FCFA one billion should be urgently set aside to finance response strategies operations against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Cameroon.
The information is contained in a decree signed this Tuesday by the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.
COVID-19: ILO predicts loss of 25million jobs worldwide- 17h12
The International Labour Organisation predicts the loss of twenty-five thousand million jobs worldwide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Besides that, International Labour Organisation officials says the effects will be far reaching on global efforts to alleviate poverty around the world.
Cameroon: National Commission for vote counting submits final report to Constitutional Council- 17h07
The National Commission for the final vote counting has submitted its report to the Constitutional Council.
The report contains the results of the Legislative election re-run of Sunday March 22 in some eleven constituencies in the North West and South West region.
COVID-19: Gov’t gives possibility to Cameroonians abroad willing to return to do so- 16h09
Cameroon’s Ministry of External Relations has put at the disposal of Cameroonians living abroad and willing to return to the country amidst this Coronavirus pandemic some numbers to call so as to ease the process.
The numbers are 00237 678608583/ 666835603/ 222202745/ 222202743.
Cameroon: Lifeless body of man discovered in Littoral region- 15h59
The lifeless body of a man in his forties was reportedly discovered yesterday at the Carrefour Shell Newbell neighbourhood in Douala, Littoral region of Cameroon.
Reports say the man was seen earlier before his demise in the streets and finally passed away by midnight under unclear circumstances.
After discovery, his body was transported to the Mortuary of the Douala Laquintinie Hospital.
Cameroon/COVID-19: Gov’t owes FCFA 630 Million to hotel managers- 15h24
The State of Cameroon owes FCFA 630 Million to hotel managers for hosting travellers who came back to Cameroon last March 17, from countries reporting Coronavirus cases for fourteen days.
The amount was made public by Public Health Minister Dr Malachie Manaouda Monday March 30th.