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 181.

Five active cases are receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre, and no local transmissions of the virus have been detected for 276 days.

The latest information of COVID-19 was shared by Ministry of Health (MoH) in a press release.

The MoH took 209 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 93,401 tests since January 2020. Some 460 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 12,601 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 146 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

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