There have been 92,303 infections and 1,459 Coronavirus related deaths reported in Cameroon since the deadly pandemic hit the country in March 2020.
Cameroon is gradually moving to 100,000 Coronavirus cases reported in the country since the first case was discovered In March 2020.
As at September 22, the country counted 92,303 infected persons, among whom 1,459 died. The figures were revealed by the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda Wednesday September 29 while chairing a meeting on the adoption of the 3rd edition of technical guidelines of the integrated disease surveillance and response plan to health emergencies in Yaounde.
The health boss equally revealed that at the continental level, 8,179, 366 infections have so far been recorded, including 207, 170 deaths meanwhile at the global level, 229, 876,241 persons have come in contact with the virus among whom 4,715, 485 died.
He reiterated Government’s stand on the most effective way out of the current health crisis- vaccination and urged those that are still dragging their feet behind to get the vaccine.
A vaccination campaign launched months ago to curb the rapid spread of the virus has encountered many difficulties due to apprehensions on the side effects of the vaccines held by the population.
The virus began spreading in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, before expanding slowly to every corner of the globe. Millions of people around the world have been sickened and millions of others have died as of the latest figures.
The World Health Organization declared the virus a global health emergency and rated COVID-19's global risk of spread and impact as "very high," the most serious designation the organization gives.
Despite information circulating on social media on the side effects of vaccines made available to counter the effects of the pandemic, vaccination according to health professionals remains the surest way out.