Brunei records no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued to record no new COVID-19 cases yesterday with the national tally at 141.

Meanwhile, there are 120 individuals undergoing quarantine in accordance with the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) in the country.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar provided an updates on current COVID-19 situation at a press conference yesterday.

The minister said, “Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Allah the Almighty, there are no new COVID-19 case in the country. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Brunei Darussalam remains at 141, while the total number of recovered cases is 138.”

“There is only one case still being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) who is still in a critical condition and requires heart-lung machine (ECMO) as well as respiratory assistance.

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

Let us pray for the patient to be granted full recovery by Allah the Almighty,” Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said.

The minister said 572 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 22,664.

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

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.