COVID-19 updates – Brunei contacts of Malaysian COVID-19 patient test negative

 

covid-19 statistics brunei darussalam as of June 1 2020

 

The Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Mohammad Isham Hj Jaafar at the daily COVID-19 press briefing said that no new COVID-19 case in was recorded in Brunei today, maintaining the national tally at 141.

The total number of recovered patients remains at 138. Only one patient, who is still in critical covid-19ndition remains under treatment  at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong.

The Minister of Health speaking at the daily COVID-19 press conference held at Al-‘Afiah Hall of the Ministry of Health today. (PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI)

In the past 24 hours, a total of 130 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV2 virus, that brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 19,516 tests.

 


 

Brunei contacts of Malaysian COVID-19 patient test negative for virus

In connection with one positive case reported in Malaysia that was reported in the neighbouring country yesterday, the health minister said they have conducted contact tracing investigation and identified 6 individuals as contacts of the case. All of them have undergone a COVID-19 laboratory test and have been found to be negative, and are currently undergoing quarantine.

The Malaysian health ministry last evening informed that one of its citizens, identified by their Brunei counterpart as a 10-month-old baby has tested positive for COVID-19 upon return home.

Malaysian Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah speaking at the daily press briefing for COVID-19
Malaysian Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah speaking at the daily press briefing for COVID-19 at the Malaysian health ministry building. (PHOTO: BERNAMA)

 

Food handlers reminded to take precautionary measures

The health minister reminded restaurant owners, stalls and food courts to ensure that their employees who are handling food to always wear a facemask. “This is to reduce the risk of infection and to ensure the cleanliness of the food served to the customer,” he said.

Food handlers reminded to take precautionary measures

 


 

Dikirim oleh Borneo Bulletin pada Senin, 01 Juni 2020