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Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Return to homepage  |  Last updated: 15 April, 2020

General information

According to the Special Declaration made by the Prime Minister dated of March 17th, 2020, the government has taken measures to fight against the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic in Cameroon. The main measures concern the suspension of the entry visas to Cameroon; the closure of the Cameroon’s land, air and sea borders with the exception of cargo flights and vessels transporting consumer products and essential goods; closure of public and private training establishments; prohibition of gatherings of more than 50 people; respect of the health measures recommended by WHO.

Tax measures – Direct and Indirect

(e.g. payment deferrals, rate reductions…)

Click to see a comprehensive summary of jurisdictional tax measures and government reliefs in response to COVID-19.

Employment-related measures

(e.g. state compensation schemes, training…)

According to a press release of March 20th, 2020, the General Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security has set the necessary measures to prevent the spreading of COVID 19 in the workplace. Thus, Employers are invited to:

  • Provide staff and visitors with alcohol-based hand sanitizing products, masks and single-use handkerchiefs;
  • Ensure regular cleaning of premises and work tools;
  • Limit business trips to risk areas as such as possible.

Other measures and sources

Contact us

Tax: Jacques Pierre Bounang – jbounang@kpmg.cm / Emile Bitoungui – ebitoungui@kpmg.cm
Legal: Theophile Tchafack – ttchafack@kpmg.cm