Brunei records 86 days without new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of no new COVID-19 cases for 86 days yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 141, the Ministry of Health (MoH) stated in a release yesterday.

According to the statement, 497 persons who arrived in the country after travelling abroad, are undergoing mandatory self-isolation. They are placed at government monitoring centres.

Meanwhile 3,797 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March 2020.

The MoH added that 180 samples have been taken and tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 40,843.

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.

For information and updates, the public can visit the official MoH website at www.moh.gov.bn, or contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn.