COVID-19 updates in Brunei – March 28


Brunei records first fatality linked to COVID-19

Brunei reported its first fatality linked to COVID-19, the Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham bin Hj Jaafar announced in a press conference held at the Ministry of Health this morning.

The deceased, who passed away at 8.20pm on Friday night at the National Isolation Centre in Tutong, was case number 25, a 64-year old man who returned to Brunei from Kuala Lumpur and Cambodia on March 4.

The Minister of Health appears to be holding back his emotions while announcing Brunei’s first fatality linked the COVID-19 at a press conference this morning. (PHOTO: JAMES KON)


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