Brunei records no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded no local COVID-19 transmissions for 249 days, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 173.

Seventeen cases are receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC).

Information on the COVID-19 situation in the country as of noon yesterday was released by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

MoH obtained 327 samples for the SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours and carried out 85,398 tests since January 2020.

Some 622 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 11,022 have completed their stint since March 2020.

Information can be obtained from the MoH official website at www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn web app.