Eight days without new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday continued its streak of 177 days without local transmissions of COVID-19 and eighth consecutive day of no new COVID-19 cases in the country, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 148.

Meanwhile, the lone active case is currently receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre in the Tutong District.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 134 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tests carried out since January to 68,736.

A total of 288 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad, while 7,515 have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have 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, the Health Advice Line at 148, the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn.