337 samples tested for SARS-CoV-2 in 24 hours

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam marked its fifth consecutive day without new COVID-19 cases yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 143.

This includes one active case receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre in
Tutong District.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has obtained 337 samples to test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours, with 49,856 tests conducted since January 2020.

According to an MoH statement, 609 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after returning from abroad.

Meanwhile, 4,609 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March 2020.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there were 112 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Visit the MoH website at www.moh.gov.bn, contact the Health Advice Line at 148, the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn for updates.