Brunei records no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded no new COVID-19 cases yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 180 with seven active cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre.

The country recorded no local transmissions of the virus for 268 days.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) shared in a press release the latest information of COVID-19 as of noon yesterday.

The MoH took 242 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 91,214 tests since January 2020.

Some 607 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 12,027 have completed their stint since March 2020.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 145 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

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