COVID-19 Information for Cameroon

COVID-19 Information for Cameroon

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Cameroon has 286  confirmed cases and seven deaths and 10 recoveries of COVID-19 within its borders as of April 02nd, 2020.
    • Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Health has developed a preparedness plan for COVID-19, including active surveillance at points of entry, in-country diagnostic capacity at the national reference laboratory, and designated isolation and treatment centers. WHO and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are providing technical support and closely monitoring the situation in Cameroon.
    • The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements
    • The Cameroonian Prime Minister has announced that as of March 18 all land, sea, and air borders are closed until further announcement due to COVID-19. American citizens with questions should contact Embassy Yaoundé’s Consular Section at YaoundeACS@state.gov.
    • See Cameroon Country Information link below for normal entry and exit requirements.
    • Passenger screening forms and temperature checks have been implemented at points of entry. There are temporary isolation booths for symptomatic passengers at Nsimalen International Airport in Yaoundé.
  • Quarantine Information
    • Isolation and treatment centers have been set up at Yaoundé Central Hospital, Laquintinie Hospital in Douala, Garoua Regional Hospital, and Kribi District Hospital for people who meet the case definition for COVID-19.
  • Local Resources
    •  Local Hotline Number: 1510
    • View the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon’s most recent alerts.