Don’t drop guard, says minister

Izah Azahari

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar reminded that the COVID-19 pandemic is still rampant outside Brunei Darussalam and therefore a cause for concern.

“The public plays an important role in carrying out their social responsibility, especially at gatherings or through physical distancing,” he said at a press conference at the Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday.

“Instructions or advice issued should be obeyed to ensure that this transmission is always under control and to prevent the occurrence of a second wave,” Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said.

More than 100 days have passed since the first COVID-19 case was announced in the Sultanate, and Brunei has been able to contain the spread of the pandemic.