Brunei’s COVID-19 cases remain at 148

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday continued its streak of no local transmission of COVID-19 for 175 days and entered the sixth consecutive day of no new cases, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 148.

Two active cases continue to receive treatment at the National Isolation Centre in the
Tutong District.

The latest update on the COVID-19 situation was released by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in its daily statement yesterday.

The MoH has taken 517 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing over the past 24 hours, totalling 68,031 tests conducted since January 2020.

A total of 274 individuals are currently undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after returning from abroad, while 7,443 have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March 2020.

In its breakdown, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there had been 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.