Brunei marks 41 days without new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam marked 41 days without new COVID-19 cases yesterday, keeping the total number of cases at 141. Meanwhile, there are no active cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC).

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar announced this at the daily press conference yesterday.

“Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Allah the Almighty, there are no new COVID-19 cases in the country. Therefore, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Brunei Darussalam remains at 141.”

“Eighteen individuals are undergoing quarantine in accordance with the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and 2,805 individuals have completed their quarantine and are in stable condition,” he added.

In the past 24 hours, 277 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 25,600.

Members of the public can visit the official Ministry of Health (MoH) website at www.moh.gov.bn, contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn for information and updates.

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