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 223.

Ten active COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment at National Isolation Centre in Tutong District.

The country recorded no local transmissions of the virus for 351 days.

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

The MoH obtained 294 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 118,846 tests since January 2020.

Some 659 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 16,997 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 188 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 29 in Belait District and six in 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.