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OCHA Cameroon COVID-19 Situation Report N°001 as of 18 May 2020

As 17 May 2020, there are 3,529 confirmed COVID-19 cases of in Cameroon, including 140 fatalities
COVID-19 has spread to all 10 regions of the country
More than 50% of all confirmed COVID-19 cases are in the Center region
131 health personnel infected.
Young people and men are most affected. Sex ratio (M / F) = 2.5, median age 36.
The Government of Cameroon, supported by WHO, continues to increase its capacity for COVID-19 testing by decentralizing testing centres in the regions
Humanitarian response continues across Cameroon, with 6.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
20 May 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Bamenda Coordination Hub
Buea Coordination Hub
Maroua Coordination (Kousséri)
Maroua Coordination Hub
OCHA Office
Yaoundé Coordination Hub