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    Brunei logs 35 new COVID cases

    35 new COVID cases, 2 new clusters

    Brunei Darussalam adds 35 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with two new clusters involving seven cases. This brings the total number of cases to 15,093, according to the Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham bin Hj Jaafar at a press conference on Tuesday. 

    Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Isham bin Haji Jaafar and Permanent Secretary at the MoH Haji Maswadi bin Haji Mohsin during the press conference held at the MoH building. JAMES KON

    There are 14 additional new cases to 6 of the existing active clusters who were previously close contacts with several positive cases.

    All the new clusters reported on Tuesday are private accommodation clusters.

    Three clusters (Tendrill International Sdn Bhd Cluster, 10993 Cluster and 10777 Cluster) have been closed following no new detected cases in the clusters for 28 days. Therefore, the current total active clusters are 131 clusters.

    Meanwhile, 14 new cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection.

    56 cases have recovered today bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 14,507 cases, whereas the total number active cases are 487 cases.

    Among the cases being treated at this time, four cases are in Category 5 and currently treated at the Intensive Care Unit. All of them require assistance of artificial ventilation, with one case requiring the help of additional heart/lung machine (ECMO).

    Meanwhile, no other case is categorised in Category 4 that require oxygen assistance and are under close monitoring.

    In the past 24 hours, a total of 4,819 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus which brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 619,624 tests.


     

    More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin

    Full video of today’s Press Conference can be viewed on our Facebook or Instagram page. 

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