No new COVID-19 cases recorded in Brunei

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday marked 179 days without reports of local COVID-19 transmission and its 10th consecutive day of no new COVID-19 cases in the country, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 148.

Only one active COVID-19 case is receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre in the Tutong District.

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

According to the MoH, 339 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus have been tested in the last 24 hours, totalling 69,327 tests conducted since January.

A total of 280 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after returning from abroad, while 7,588 have completed 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.