COVID-19 updates: No new cases today; 2 more recoveries

 

Highlights from today’s press conference 

Here are highlights from today’s press conference at the Ministry of Health (MoH) with the Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar.

The Minister of Health speaking at the daily COVID-19 press conference at Al-‘Afiah Hall of the Ministry of Health today. (PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI)

The Minister of Health confirms no new COVID-19 cases in Brunei today. The national tally stands at 138.

Two more patients were discharged today, bringing the total recoveries to 123. There are currently 14 active cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong.

  • Two patients remain in critical condition, requiring ventilator support. The rest of the patients are in a stable condition.
  • As of today, 119 individuals are undergoing quarantine according to the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and a total of 2,445 have completed the quarantine period and are in good health.
  • Since the emergence of COVID-19 in early January 2020, a total of 12,981 laboratory tests for COVID-19 have been conducted.

No new relapsed cases

With regard to the cases that have recovered but found to be positive again during follow-up examination, the Minister of Health informed that there is no case that has re-tested positive reported today. Two patients who re-tested positive were discharged today and eight individuals are still undergoing further examination and testing after re-testing positive for the virus.

 


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