COVID-19 updates: Yellow BruHealth code holders allowed for Friday prayers


The Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Mohammad Isham bin 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.

No active cases are being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong.


Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham bin Hj Jaafar 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 409 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV2 virus, that brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 29,223 tests.

Meanwhile, there are currently 409 individuals undergoing mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centers provided by the government, who have just arrived in the country after traveling abroad. At present, a total of 2,698 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centres.

The health minister also informed that a total of 405,034 individuals have registered to the BruHealth application. For companies and premises, a total of 10,879 have registered for the BruHealth application.



‘Yellow Code’ holders permitted to enter mosques during Friday prayers

The health minister informed today that yellow BruHealth code holders will be allowed to perform Friday prayers in mosques, surau and musalla throughout country commencing Friday, July 3. Those who wish to book their slots can do so through the BruHealth App starting today.


Muslim congregants perform Friday prayer at Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque while practising social distance as mosques, religious halls and suraus re-opened for Friday prayers yesterday. PHOTO: DK













Posted by Borneo Bulletin on Saturday, 27 June 2020



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