The South West region of Cameroon is presently toping with the highest number of infected persons with cholera.
The minister of Public Health, Dr Manaouda Malachie has made public the latest number of people affected by cholera in the country.
In a tweet on Friday March 4, Dr Manaouda Malachie said the country has recorded 169 new cases of cholera as from February 20 to 28.
Dr Manaouda said the 169 new cases include 109 from the South West region, 59 in the Littoral and 1 in the South.
The minister has however cautioned Cameroonians to stick to health measures as outlined by the ministry of health.
He added that vaccinations against the pandemic is currently going on in various health units across the country, with South West registering a total of 187, 831 vaccinated.
According to the ministry of public health, at least 1,500 cases, including 50 deaths have been recorded in Cameroon since October 2021.
The dangerous pandemic resurfaced in the country more than a month ago. Critics have warned that it is more challenging to the already crisis regions of Cameroon who are also affected by coronavirus.