Brunei records no new cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded no new COVID-19 cases yesterday keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 175 with three active cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre. The country recorded no local transmissions of the virus for 262 days.

The latest information of COVID-19 as of noon yesterday was shared by Ministry of Health (MoH) in a press release. The MoH took 309 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 89,222 tests since January 2020.

Some 566 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 11,834 have completed their stint since March 2020.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, revealed that there have been 140 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.