Brunei records fifth day with no new COVID cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday marked the fifth consecutive day with no new COVID-19 cases keeping the tally of confirmed cases in the country at 185. The country has had no local COVID-19 transmissions for 292 days.

One active case is receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC).

The Ministry of Health (MoH) shared the COVID-19 updates in its statement yesterday.

The MoH has obtained 248 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing over the past 24 hours, and carried out 98,872 tests since January 2020.

Seven hundred and three individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 13,316 individuals have completed their stint since March 2020.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 150 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Visit www.moh.gov.bn, contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or check the BruHealth app for information and updates.