Information round to clock
- Tuesday 31 March
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.
Cameroon: Tiko Council takes measures to fight COVID-19- 14h53
The town of Tiko in the South West region of Cameroon has taken some measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Water tanks have been installed by the council at the Big Mop market to step up the hygienic practices of traders and buyers.
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases climb up to 193- 08h25
Cameroon has confirmed fifty one new COVID-19 cases this Tuesday morning, a number that takes the number of infected cases to one hundred and ninety-two.
- Monday 30 March
Cameroon/COVID-19: Camair Co to relieve non essential personnel of their duties- 18h55
Cameroon Airlines Corporation, Camair Co will relieve non essential personnel from their duties following the current halt in flights and financial constraints brought about by the presence of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The information is contained in a Ministerial response from the Minister of Transport to a demand made by the board of directors of Camair co, asking for a FCFA two Billion monthly subvention or an exit of non essential workers.
Cameroon/COVID-19: Health Centre to shutdown in West region- 13h14
The CMA of Lefa-Baleng health facility in Bafoussam, West region of Cameroon is about closing its doors and the whole personnel quarantined after they got in contact with two confirmed COVID-9 cases.
These measures were recommended by the West regional Delegate so as to contain the pandemic.
As far as Coronavirus-hit regions are concerned in Cameroon, Bafoussam is the third most affected region after Yaounde and Douala.
Cameroon: About ten patients recover from Coronavirus- Public Health Minister- 12h35
Cameroon’s Minister of Public Health, Dr MalachieManoauda has indicated that so far, about ten patients have recovered form the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Cameroon: COVID-19 cases move up to 142- 12h28
The Minister of Public Health Dr Malachie Manaouda has announced that as at this Monday morning, Cameroon records three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Yaounde.
This takes the number of infected persons to a hundred and forty-two.
Cameroon/COVID-19: Massive sensitization, detection campaign begins in Douala on April 2- 09h47
The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has announced the holding of a massive detection and sensitization campaign in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala from the 2nd to the 7th of April 2020.
The aim of the campaign is to halt the spread of COVID-19 in Douala and contain the virus.
Cameroon: Gov’t fine tune strategies for strict implementation of anti-Coronavirus measures- 09h34
The Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji yesterday met with some regional governors to fine tune strategies for the strict implementation of Government and World Health Oraganisation anti-Coronavirus measures.
The meeting took place at the Ministry of Territorial Administration in Yaounde.
- Sunday 29 March
Cameroon’s Coronavirus cases climb up to 139, deaths to 6- 20h19
Cameroon’s Coronavirus cases as per this Sunday evening stand at one hundred and thirty-nine and death cases at six.
For the death cases, four were recorded in Douala and two in Yaounde.
The information was announced by Public Health Minister Dr Malachie Manaouda during his daily press briefing this Sunday evening.
- Saturday 28 March
Cameroon records one new COVID-19 death- 20h43
Cameroon has recorded one new COVID-19 death as per this Saturday evening.
According to reports from the Public Health Emergency Operation Centre, it is a man in his 80s who died in Cameroon’s Littoral region.
This takes the number of confirmes deaths to three.
Cameroon’s Coronavirus cases move up to 99- 20h07
Cameroon’s Coronavirus cases have moved up to ninety-nine as per this evening, the Minister of Public Health Dr Malachie Manaouda said in his daily press breifing.
He encouraged Cameroonians to stay home as much as possible and go out unless it is necessary to stem the rapid spread of this dreaded virus.
Covid-19 : Cameroon records two more cases, 94 people infectedJournalducameroun.com - 10h07
- Friday 27 March
Cameroon’s COVID-19 cases move up to 91- 20h03
Cameroon has confirmed three new COVID-19 cases, taking the number ofinfected persons to ninety-one.
The new figures were comunicated this evvening during Public Health Minister’s daily press brifings.
According to him, the three cases recorded are from Yaounde.
Manu Dibango to be laid to rest this day in Paris- 13h25
According to a funeral programme circulating on social media, late renowned Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango will be laid to rest this Friday at the Pere-Lachaise cemetery in Paris in strict family intimacy.
Before then, it was rumoured that Manu Dibango had been incinerated as demands the French Law for every COVID-19 death.
Manu Dibango died in Paris, France Tuesday March 24, 2020 after contracting Coronavirus.
Cameroon: Three suspected COVID-19 cases in Buea test negative- 12h17
Reports have it that the three suspected COVID-19 cases in Buea, South West region of Cameroon have tested negative.
According to the Director of the Buea Regional Hospital, after their samples were sent to Yaounde, the results came back negative.
He nevetheless admitted that one of these three patients is still under observation.
Cameroon/COVID-19: All markets closed in Douala II today- 09h37
The Douala II Council has announced that this Friday March 27, all markets, shops and Business Centres will be closed in the Municipality.
According to a release made public yesterday, the move is intended to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic within the Municipality.
Cameroon: Three perish in ghastly motor accident in Littoral region- 09h28
Three persons are said to have lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident that occurred yesterday in Loum, Moungo Divisipn of the Littoral region of Cameroon.
Cameroon receives Chinese Billlionaire Jack Ma’s aid to fight COVID-19- 09h17
Yesterday, Cameroon received thirty tons of anti-COVID-19 kits sent by the Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma, CEO of online platform Alibaba.
The kits comprising of face masks, hand sanitizers, test kits, and other protective kits arrived at the Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport.
The Chinese Billionaire did same for the fifty-four States in Africa.
Cameroon: Pioneer officials of National School of Local Administration appointed- 09h06
The Head of State Paul Biya Wednesday March 25, 2020 signed two decrees appointing Tanyitiku Enohachuo and Mrs Lidwine Ongola Nyanguinda as officials of the newly created National School of Local Administration that will train Local Council staff.
- Thursday 26 March
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
Cameroon: COVID-19 cases hit 84- 17h18
The Government of Cameroon has confirmed nine more Coronavirus cases, taking the number of confirmed cases to eighty-four.
The information was disclosed at the end of the March Cabinet meeting chaired this day by the Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.
Cameroon: Gov’t ministers discuss COVID-19 in March Cabinet meeting- 13h34
The Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute has chaired the Cabinet meeting for the month of March this Thursday in the conference hall of the Star building.
According to reports, one of the most important issues on the table was the level of implementation of Government Coronavirus response measures in the country.
COVID-19: Two exceptional Air France flights to fly away French citizens from Cameroon- 11h32
Two exceptional Air France flights will fly away French citizens willing to go back home the French Ambassador to Cameroon Christophe Guilhou said in a tweet.
According to his tweet, Cameronian authorities have given the go ahead.
Cameroon/COVID-19: 555 persons await screening in Yaounde, Douala- 08h34
Some two hundred and eighty-four persons in Douala and two hundred and seveny-one in Yaounde reportedly await to be tested either positiv or negative with the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.
The information was revealed yesterday by the Minister of Public Health Dr Malachie Manaouda in a press conference to brief press men on Cameroon’s present situation as far as the COVID-19 is concerned.
Cameroon/COVID-19: Gov’t spends over 4 Million FCFA on each patient in 14 days- 08h18
The Government of Cameroon is said to spending FCFA three hundreed thousands on each Coronavirus patient per day, making a total of FCFA 4,200,000 in forteen days.
Prof Pierre Joseph Fouda, Director of the Yaound Central Hospital which has an isolation centre is quoted to have made this declarations recently.
This implies that Cameroon has already spent FCFA hundreds of Millions on the treatment of its seventy-five Coronavirus patients.
Cameroon: World leaders pay homage to late Manu Dibango- 07h57
The announcement of the death of renowned Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango sent shock waves across the globe.
Since then, tributes have keppt pouring in from everywhere.
Leaders from across Africa and the world like the President of Gabon, Burkina Faso, France have taken to their social media platforms to pay a last respect to the fallen legend.