Brunei enters 3rd day without new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam marked 164 days without local transmission of COVID-19 yesterday and third consecutive days of no new cases in the country, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 147.

Out of the total number of confirmed cases, six have been imported.

One active case is currently receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 138 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours, bringing the total of tests carried out since January to 64,440.

A total of 342 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad, while 7,059 have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases, revealed that there have been 114 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 27 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Updates can be obtained from, the Health Advice Line at 148, the BruHealth app or