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Brunei logs 27 new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded 27 new COVID-19 cases yesterday, bringing the national tally of confirmed cases to 15,577.

Of the new cases, 24 were local and three 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 2,376 laboratory tests carried out in the last 24 hours. The infection rate of positive cases is currently at 1.1 per cent.

Meanwhile, eight cases have recovered, bringing the number of recovered COVID-19 cases to 15,345. There are 130 active cases.

The bed occupancy rate at isolation centres nationwide is 3.0 per cent. No cases are in Category 4 and 5.

As of January 6, 94.6 per cent of the total population had received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 93.6 per cent had received two doses and 26.6 per cent had their boosters shots.