10pc of population tested for SARS-CoV-2 virus

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam has conducted 40,912 SARS-CoV-2 virus tests since January 2020, which is nearly 10 per cent of the population.

In the last 24 hours, 69 more were tested for the virus.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced this yesterday in keeping the nation abreast with the COVID-19 situation in the country.

Brunei Darussalam also continued its streak of no new COVID-19 cases for 87 days yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 141.

According to the statement, 493 persons who arrived in the country after travelling abroad, are undergoing mandatory self-isolation. They are placed at government monitoring centres.

Meanwhile 3,803 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March 2020.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there were 110 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

For information and updates, the public can visit the official MoH website at www.moh.gov.bn, contact the Health Advice Line at 148, or check BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn.