Brunei records one new imported COVID-19 case

Hakim Hayat

Brunei Darussalam detected one new imported COVID-19 case yesterday.

The latest import case is a 44-year-old man, who arrived in the country from Jakarta on July 18 on the same flight with the other cases previously reported.

He did not have signs of infection and the contact tracing found no close contacts.

With the new import case, the national tally of confirmed cases has risen to 338.

The Ministry of Health’s (MoH) daily updates on the COVID-19 situation in the country revealed that following the recovery of two COVID-19 cases and one new import case, 54 active COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC).

One case receiving treatment at the NIC has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit for monitoring while the rest are in a stable condition.

Brunei has not recorded any local COVID-19 transmissions for 452 days.