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Health Alert – COVID-19 Cases Still on the Rise in Cameroon, U. S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon (June 1, 2020)
June 1, 2020

Location:  Cameroon

Event:  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cameroon continues to rise.  According to Johns Hopkins University, there are 5,904 confirmed cases and 191 deaths as of June 1, 2020.  Although some restrictions have been lifted to alleviate economic hardship, the Cameroonian Ministry of Public Health reminded all residents on May 31 to redouble efforts to practice good hygiene, maintain physical distancing, only leave home when necessary, and always wear a mask in public.

For Emergency American Citizen Services, please contact us at YaoundeACS@state.gov.

Actions to Take:

  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information and the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19  .
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Cameroon.


  • U.S Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon

Avenue Rosa Parks

(in the Mbankolo Quartier, adjacent to the Mount Febe Golf Club)

P.O. Box 817

Yaounde, Cameroon

+237 2 2220-1500 ext. 4341/4023

+237 2 2220-1500 ext. 4531 (after hours)



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