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CAMEROON: COVID-19 Emergency Situation Report No. 07, as of 15 September 2020

HIGHLIGHTS
• Phase three of the response strategy to COVID-19 in Cameroon was closed on 22 August 2020 with 20,303 confirmed cases since the onset of the pandemic, including 18,983 recoveries and 415 deaths as of 14 September 2020.
• 83 pregnant women are confirmed positive to COVID-19 as of 14 September 2020, including two deaths essentially in the North West region.
• On 17 August 2020, the Minister of Secondary Education instructed to start the 2020/2021 school year registrations for classes to resume on 5 October 2020 within the novel coronavirus environment.
• As of 31 August 2020, over 3,295 contestants to the Chadian Baccalaureate examination had been screened at the Cameroon-Chad border in Kousseri, including only one positive case. They were returning from Ndjamena where they wrote the examination starting on 21 August 2020.
• The Tignere Health District in the Adamaoua region recorded its first positive cases since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic on 29 August.
• Due to the resumption of commercial flight operations in most West and Central Africa countries, World Food Programme global air passenger service has been temporally suspended.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
18 Сен 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Cameroon
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
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
Yaoundé Coordination Hub
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Cameroon: North West and South West Crisis 2016-2020
Cameroon: Far-North Crisis 2014-2020