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Brunei detects 10 new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded 10 new COVID-19 cases yesterday, bringing the national tally of confirmed cases to 15,516.

Of the new cases, five were local and the rest were import cases.

The latest number of COVID-19 infections in the country was shared by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in its daily statement.

The new cases were detected through 2,632 laboratory tests carried out in the last 24 hours. The infection rate of positive cases is currently at 0.4 per cent.

Meanwhile, two cases have recovered, bringing the number of recovered COVID-19 cases to 15,319. There are 97 active cases. The bed occupancy rate at isolation centres nationwide is 2.3 per cent. One case in Category 5 is being treated at the intensive care unit and requires artificial ventilation assistance.

The vaccination rate in the country has remained the same, where as of January 1, 94.6 per cent of the total population had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 93.4 per cent had received two doses and 22.7 per cent had had their boosters.

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