105 new COVID cases, 2 new clusters

Total COVID cases rise to 10,356

Brunei Darussalam adds 105 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours, including 3 imported cases and 2 new clusters, bringing the total number of cases to 10,356, according to the Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham bin Hj Jaafar at a press conference on Saturday. 

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Isham bin Haji Jaafar and Permanent Secretary at the MoH Haji Maswadi bin Haji Mohsin during the press conference held at the MoH building. BAHYIAH BAKIR

There are 22 additional new cases to 8 of the existing active clusters who were previously close contacts with several positive cases.

The new clusters contains 39 cases and are both worker dormitory clusters.

Three clusters have been closed following no new detected cases in the clusters for 28 days. The closed clusters are Jaya Hypermart Cluster, 1328 Cluster and 2417 Cluster.

Therefore, the current total active clusters are 169 clusters.

All the import cases recorded today arrived in Brunei Darussalam from Manila via Singapore on board Singapore Airline SQ 146 on 03 October 2021.

Meanwhile, 41 new cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection.

168 cases have recovered today, bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 7,850 cases, whereas the total number active cases are 2,438 cases.

Among the cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre, eight cases are in Category 5 and currently treated at the Intensive Care Unit. All of them require assistance of artificial ventilation with two cases requiring the help of additional heart/lung machine (ECMO). Meanwhile, 27 cases are categorised in Category 4 that require oxygen assistance and are
under close monitoring.


More details on Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin

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