Cameroon confirms first case of coronavirus 


The Republic of Cameroon yesterday confirmed its index case of coronavirus.

The nation’s health minister, Dr. Malachie Manaouda yesterday announced the report of the first case of the coronavirus in the country.

The victim was reported to be a 58-year-old French national who arrived in the country on 24 February.

“The active surveillance put in place by the country since the occurrence of the Covid-19 outbreak has made it possible to detect this case.

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‘‘The case was placed in solitary confinement in the Care Centre of the Yaounde Central Hospital for appropriate treatment,’‘ the press statement by the minister reads in part.


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