Brunei records one week with no new COVID-19 cases

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam entered its seventh day with no new COVID-19 cases and 223 days of no local transmissions in the country yesterday.

The national tally for confirmed COVID-19 cases is 152 with one active case receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC).

The latest COVID-19 updates in the country were released by the Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday.

The MoH has taken 135 samples for SARS-CoV-2 testing over the past 24 hours, and carried out 79,676 tests since January.

Six hundred and eighty-two individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 9,347 have completed their stint since March.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 118 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 28 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

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