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    Case 252 is asymptomatic

    James Kon

    Brunei Darussalam detected one new imported COVID-19 case yesterday bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 252.

    Case 252 is a 29-year-old man who arrived in the country from Indonesia via Singapore on June 15. He does not show any symptoms. Investigations and contact tracing found 12 close contacts who arrived with the case and were quarantined upon arrival.

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) shared the updates in its daily statement yesterday.

    Two COVID-19 cases have recovered, leaving six active cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong District. They are in stable condition.

    There have been no local transmissions recorded in the country for 408 days.

    Six hundred and forty-two individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad, while 20,138 have completed their stint.

    The MoH has acquired 503 samples in the past 24 hours for SARS-CoV-2 testing, bringing the number of tests carried out to 136,567 since January.

    In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 216 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 30 in Belait District and six in Tutong District.

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

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