Brunei records no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of no new COVID-19 cases for three consecutive days yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 214.

Thirteen active cases are receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong District, with one case having recovered and allowed to go home. 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).

According to the MoH, the Sultanate has had no local transmissions for 335 days.

A total of 474 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after returning from abroad, with 16,212 individuals having completed mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centres since March 2020.

Over the past 24 hours, 136 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus testing, bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 115,815.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 179 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 29 in Belait District and six in Tutong District.

Visit www.moh.gov.bn, contact Health Advice Line at 148 or access the BruHealth app for updates.