Over 156,000 on BruHealth app

James Kon

To date, 156,961 individuals have registered as users for the BruHealth app, introduced by the Brunei Government to provide the public with preventive COVID-19 information and advisories.

The latest figures in the number of registered users were revealed at the daily press conference yesterday, by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, who also said, “A total of 2,313 businesses and premises have signed up for the application.”

Most non-personal registrations have come from restaurants at 1,090 and vendors at 269, followed by schools (191), retail shops (180), gyms (130), food stalls (118), offices (116), salons/barbers (34), government buildings (34), recreational clubs (34), health clinics (24), car workshops (24), shopping malls (18), places of interest (15), markets (12), indoor playgrounds (nine), golf courses (nine), supermarkets (four), hospitals (four), cinemas (four), and places of worship (one).

Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham urged more people to download and register with the BruHealth app.

“Public cooperation will help to ensure safety for everyone, including trades people and customers, while enabling the Ministry of Health (MoH) to easily conduct contact tracing in case of an outbreak,” said the minister.

He added, “Let us keep reminding each other on this matter.”

The BruHealth app displayed on a smartphone. PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI