AT least a dozen students have tested positive of the COVID-19 in Cameroon.
Communications unit of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bamenda revealed.
According to Father Humphrey Tata Mbuy of the Communications unit of the Archdiocese, the students are all receiving treatment after testing positive last week.
In a statement, Fr Humphrey Tata revealed the first student from Our Lady of Lourdes College tested positive on June 26 after consulting at the General Hospital in Mankon.
Six more students tested positive and were immediately taken to the specialized treatment centre where they have been receiving treatment.
Parents of concerned children have been informed and have either come to talk to the college authorities or have heard from their children, the priest said as he urged parents and the education community to remain calm.
Statistics from the North West Regional Delegation of Public Health, 497 cases had been reported in 12 of the 19 health districts of the region as of June 30 with 121 recoveries and 51 deaths.