Brunei marks 5th day without new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam marked 166 days without local transmission of COVID-19 yesterday and fifth consecutive day of no new cases in the country, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 147.

Out of the total number of confirmed cases, six are imported.

One active case is currently receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 422 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours, bringing the total of tests carried out since January to 65,083.

A total of 310 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad, while 7,098 have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 114 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 27 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

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