Brunei continues to flatten the curve

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of flattening the curve against COVID-19 with no new case reported in the country yesterday, keeping the tally of confirmed cases at 141.

Four hundred and thirteen individuals who arrived in the country recently after travelling abroad are on mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar shared these updates at the final daily press conference at the Ministry of Health yesterday. Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said, “Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Allah the Almighty there is no new COVID-19 case in the country. Therefore, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brunei Darussalam remains at 141.”

The minister said 2,718 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centres. On COVID-19 testing, Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said 294 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 29,841.

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.

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