Brunei records no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of zero COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day yesterday and recorded no local COVID-19 transmissions for 311 days, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 192.

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

All are in stable condition.

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

MoH obtained 56 samples for the SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours and carried out 109,814 tests since January 2020.

Some 629 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 14,674 have completed their stint since March 2020.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 157 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 29 in Belait District and six in Tutong District.

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.