Brunei marks 16 days without new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded no new COVID-19 cases for the 16th day yesterday and 185th day without any local COVID-19 transmission, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 148.

There is only one active COVID-19 case receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre in the Tutong District. The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 304 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours, totalling to 70,812 tests conducted since January.

A total of 323 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after returning from abroad, while 7,739 individuals 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, Health Advice Line at 148, BruHealth app or the healthinfo.gov.bn.