Brunei enters day 34 with zero new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of no new COVID-19 cases for the 34 day in a row yesterday, keeping the tally of cases at 141.

This was said by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar during a press conference yesterday.

“Alhamdulillah with the grace of Allah the Almighty there is no new COVID-19 case in the country. The number of recovered cases remains at 138. Only one case is still undergoing treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC). The case is still in critical condition requiring a heart-lung machine (ECMO) as well as respiratory assistance. Let us pray for the patient to be granted complete recovery by Allah the Almighty.”

The minister said 120 individuals are undergoing quarantine in accordance to the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) while 2,703 individuals have completed quarantine and are in
stable condition.

The public can visit www.moh.gov.bn, contact Health Advice Line at 148 or use the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn for updates and information.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there are 110 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar speaks at the press conference. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS