Brunei marks two weeks of no new COVID-19 cases

James kon

Brunei Darussalam marked two weeks without new COVID-19 cases yesterday keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 148 with one active case receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) took 242 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 70,215 tests since January.

The latest information of COVID-19 as of 10am yesterday was shared by MoH in a press release.

Some 314 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 7,668 have completed their stint 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.

Information can be obtained from MoH official website at www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn web app.