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 185.

The country recorded no local transmissions of the virus for 290 days.

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

The MoH obtained 441 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 98,021 tests since January 2020.

Some 756 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 13,241 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 150 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.