Brunei marks 171 days without COVID-19 local transmissions

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam marked its second day without any new COVID-19 cases, and 171 days without any local transmissions as of yesterday. The national tally of confirmed cases in the country stands at 148, including seven imported cases.

Meanwhile, there are two active COVID-19 cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre in the Tutong District.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 109 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing over the past 24 hours, totalling 66,377 tests conducted since January 2020.

A total of 323 individuals are currently undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after returning from abroad, while 7,330 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 114 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 28 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Updates can be obtained from www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148, BruHealth app or the healthinfo.gov.bn.