Burkina Faso, Cameroon file 5 new instances of COVID-19

Burkina Faso and Cameroon have recorded 5 new instances of COVID-19, Health Ministry stated on Tuesday.

This brings the overall variety of confirmed instances in Burkina Faso to 20, the Minister of Health, Claudine Lougue, stated in a press release on Tuesday.

“Ministry of Health acquired, on Monday, new outcomes from the laboratory examinations of suspected instances taken by the speedy intervention groups.

“The outcomes are as follows: 5 suspect instances are declared constructive for COVID-19 and 4 returned unfavorable,’’ stated the minister.

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Burkina Faso confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on March 9.

The Ministry of Health invitations folks to calm, serenity and strict compliance with the really helpful measures to forestall the unfold of the illness.

Similarly, Cameroon reported on Tuesday 5 extra instances of COVID-19, bringing the overall variety of contamination to 10, in keeping with a tweet from the Cameroonian Minister of Public Health Manaouda Malachie.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Cameroonian Prime Minister, Joseph Ngute, chaired a disaster assembly with ministers over the pandemic.

(Xinhua/NAN)

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