logoBC
Yaoundé - 21 April 2021 -
Health

New cases of cholera reported in the North region, in January 2019  

New cases of cholera reported in the North region, in January 2019  
  • Comments   -   Tuesday, 22 January 2019 15:15

(Business in Cameroon) - The Cameroonian health ministry (Minsante) announced the report of new cases of cholera in the north region of the country this January. The region is the only one still reporting cases of the disease, new cases reported during the period from January 11 to 18, Minsante said.

The total of suspected cases since 2018 peaked at 997; 279 in the Far North, 639 in the North, 72 in the Central region, and 7 in the Littoral. Confirmed cases are 81 ; 70 in the North, 3 in the Far North, 4 in the Littoral and 4 in the Central region. Meanwhile, confirmed deaths reached 58, 40 of which were observed in the northern region, 17 in the far north and 1 in the central region.

The national case-fatality rate is 5.8%. It is 6.2% for the North, 6.1% for the Far North, 1.4% in the Centre, 0% in the Littoral.

Let’s recall that the first two cases of cholera were reported in the northern region, on May 18, 2018. The disease then spread across the country.

S.A

minddevel-expresses-concerns-over-the-management-of-garbage-removal-tax-proceeds
Minister of Decentralization and Local Development, Georges Elanga Obam (photo) recently expressed his concerns over the management of the...
cameroon-loses-40-to-50-of-its-cocoa-seedlings-to-climate-change-every-year-sodecao
Cameroon loses 40 to 50% of its cocoa seedlings in nursery plants every year because of climate change due to which dry seasons are increasingly longer....
cemac-towards-the-creation-of-a-regional-credit-information-bureau
On April 20, the Bank of Central African States (Beac) issued a pre-qualification notice for the selection of a technical and strategic partner to...
china-is-the-main-destination-for-cameroon-s-cotton-sodecoton
During the 2020-2021 cotton season, which will be concluded in the next few days, Cameroon Cotton Development Corporation (SODECOTON) is expected to...

Mags frontpage


Business in Cameroon n98: March 2021

State personnel Time for a slimming diet


More support to boost the Cameroonian industry’s competitiveness


Investir au Cameroun n108: Mars 2021

Personnel de l’Etat Un régime minceur s’impose


Un soutien à la compétitivité de l’industrie camerounaise