COVID-19 updates: No new cases; 1 recovery


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, 1 new recovery was recorded today, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 135. There are currently 5 active cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong.

The Minister of Health speaking at the daily COVID-19 press conference at Al-‘Afiah Hall of the Ministry of Health today. (Photo: Aziz Idris)
  • Two patients remain in critical condition, where only one of them still requires heart / lung machine (ECMO) as well as respiratory assistance, and one case only requires respiratory assistance. Meanwhile, the rest are in a stable condition.
  • As of today, 101 individuals are undergoing quarantine according to the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and a total of 2,578 have completed the quarantine period and are in good health.
  • Since the emergence of COVID-19 in early January 2020, a total of 16,705 laboratory tests for COVID-19 have been conducted.

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