No new COVID-19 cases reported in Sultanate

James Kon

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

Some 2,823 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, “Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Allah the Almighty, there is no new COVID-19 case in the country. Therefore, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Brunei Darussalam remains at 141.”

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

Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said 275 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 26,848.

On the registration on the BruHealth app, the minister said, “Alhamdulillah, 398,295 individuals and 10,391 companies and premises have registered for the BruHealth application.”

Regarding the PremiseScan application, Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said 5,628 have downloaded the PremiseScan application which include 4,171 business premises.

The public can visit www.moh.gov.bn or contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn for information and updates.

In its breakdown of COVID- 19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there were 110 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.