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OCHA Cameroon COVID-19 Situation Report N°003 as of 26 June 2020

• WHO and OCHA supported the Cameroon response to COVID 19 with the recruitment of more than 45 local staffs (41 epidemiologists and 04 information management officers)
• CERF-funded UNDP project will provide one million IIR medical masks to crisis-affected regions
• Health workers at increased risk of infection: as of 24 June, 458 health workers were infected
• The Government has opted for massive testing. The Ministry of Health has announced the acquisition of 100,000 rapid tests and the opening of new sample collection centers
• The Government is preparing the response and the Social Economic Resilience Strategy to COVID-19 with the support of the UN

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
29 Jun 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Bamenda Coordination Hub
Buea Coordination Hub
Bureau Régional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre
Maroua Coordination (Kousséri)
Maroua Coordination Hub
OCHA Office
Yaoundé Coordination Hub