Prostitutes Offering Sex at Coronavirus Isolation Sites Arrested
Establishments in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, have arrested prostitutes who have been staying coronavirus isolation centers in some hotels and contribution their services.
The prostitutes, who earn at least $30 a night, have been impending travelers from Europe notwithstanding the risk of constricting the disease and spreading it.
Mr Jean Claude Tsila, the capital's administrative officer, stated the arrests to state broadcaster Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) on Friday.
Mr Tsila did not give the number of those detained but reliable sources close to his office said they were at least 50.
“We were reliably well-versed that some persons narrowed to some hotels in Yaounde due to the coronavirus pandemic were receiving prostitutes inside their rooms,” the administrative officer said.
He described the “smuggling of prostitutes” into hotel rooms as a “fabled act of indiscipline”.
In reply to the administrative officer’s decision, some prostitutes who did not want to be named spoke of a tailspin in their business.
With the hunger and poverty in the country, many wonders how they will put food on the table and pay for rooftops over their heads.
Coronavirus cases in the central African country touched 94 after two new cases were established in the capital on Saturday morning.
Public Health Minister, Dr Manaouda Malachie, said the two new patients were among 32 people tested in dissimilar towns.
Cameroon previous had 92 cases including two deaths and two salvages announced 24 hours earlier.