Brunei records no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday recorded no new COVID-19 cases and no local transmissions for 320 days, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 206.

Fifteen 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 127 samples for the SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours and carried out 112,187 tests since January 2020.

Some 649 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 15,283 have completed their stint since March 2020.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 171 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the 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.