No new COVID-19 cases in Brunei

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded no new COVID-19 cases yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 141.

Meanwhile, a total of 406 individuals, who have just arrived in the country after overseas’ travel, are undergoing mandatory isolation at monitoring centres provided by the government.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar shared the latest development of COVID-19 situation during the daily press conference yesterday.

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

At present, 2,691 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centres, with 406 remaining.

On the continuous effort of testing for COVID-19, the minister said, “In the past 24 hours, a total of 312 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 28,707.”

Updating the number of registration on the BruHealth app, Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said, “Alhamdulillah, 402,582 individuals have registered to the application. For companies and premises, 10,788 have registered.”

Meanwhile, on the PremiseScan application, 5,863 have downloaded the application, which include 4,236 business premises.

According to healthinfo.gov.bn, there were 110 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

For information, visit the Ministry of Health’s official website at www.moh.gov.bn or call the Health Advice Line at 148.