Brunei records two new COVID-19 recoveries

James Kon

Two COVID-19 cases have recovered, leaving only 17 active cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre as of yesterday.

Brunei Darussalam has not seen local transmissions in 248 days, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 173.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 128 samples for the SARS-CoV-2 virus testing over the past 24 hours, and conducted 85,071 tests since January 2020.

A total of 666 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from overseas, while 10,973 have completed their stint since March 2020. Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 138 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

For information, the public can visit the MoH’s official website at www.moh.gov.bn or contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app.