No new COVID-19 cases reported in Brunei

Azlan Othman

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of no new COVID-19 cases keeping the national tally of confirmed cases in the country at 141 yesterday.

Four hundred and fifty-three individuals who arrived in the country after travelling abroad are undergoing mandatory isolation at the monitoring centres provided by the government.

At present, 2,588 individuals have completed the mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centres.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar made these comments at a press conference yesterday.

The minister said 417 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 27,802.

On the registration of the BruHealth app, Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said, “Alhamdulillah, 400,270 individuals and 10,638 companies and premises have registered for the BruHealth application.”

Regarding the PremiseScan application, the minister said, 5,758 have downloaded the PremiseScan application which include 4,216 business premises.

The public can visit or contact the Health Advice Line 148 or check the BruHealth app or the app for information and updates.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar during the press conference. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR