COVID-19 updates: No new case, recovery today

COVID-19 Statistics as of 26 May 2020

The Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Mohammad Isham Hj Jaafar said no new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Brunei today, maintaining the national tally at 141.

Meanwhile, he said no recovery was recorded today, maintaining the total number of recovered patients to 137. There are currently 3 active cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong.

The Minister of Health speaking at the daily COVID-19 press conference
The Minister of Health speaking at the daily COVID-19 press conference held at Al-‘Afiah Hall of the Ministry of Health today. (PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI)
  • Two patients remain in critical condition, where both require heart / lung machine (ECMO) as well as respiratory assistance.
  • Since the emergence of COVID-19 in early January 2020, a total of 18,620 laboratory tests for COVID-19 have been conducted.

Over 216,000 on BruHealth App
The Minister of Health said that a total of 216,044 individuals have registered as users to the BruHealth mobile application. In addition, he said a total of 3,483 businesses and premises have registered for the application.
The BruHealth App displayed on a smartphone
The BruHealth App displayed on a smartphone (PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI)

Retail outlets urged to control crowd numbers
The Minister of Health said that a number of complaints have been received from the public on the large number of customers and their uncontrolled entries inside retail outlets. “In relation to this, the Ministry of Health would like to again remind retail shop owners to always control the entry of their customers into their shops, especially retail outlets with a small space. It is also advisable to limit the number of customers entering as well conducting body temperature checks and providing hand sanitisers to every customer that enter the retail shops,” he said.
This file photo shows a general overview of the shopping arcade of The Mall in Gadong. (PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI)
This file photo shows a general overview of the shopping arcade of The Mall in Gadong. (PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI)

COVID-19 daily life press conference- May 26

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