COVID-19 updates: 2 more recoveries; no new cases today

 

Highlights from today’s press conference 

Here are highlights from today’s press conference at the Ministry of Health (MoH) with the Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar.

The Minister of Health speaking at the daily COVID-19 press conference at Al-‘Afiah Hall of the Ministry of Health today. (PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS)

The Minister of Health confirms no new COVID-19 cases in Brunei today. The national tally stands at 138.

Two recoveries were reported today, bringing the total number of discharged patients to 126. There are currently 11 active cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong.

  • Two patients remain in critical condition, requiring ventilator support. The rest of the patients are in a stable condition.
  • As of today, 56 individuals are undergoing quarantine according to the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and a total of 2,519 have completed the quarantine period and are in good health.
  • Since the emergence of COVID-19 in early January 2020, a total of 13,924 laboratory tests for COVID-19 have been conducted.

No new relapsed cases

With regard to the cases that have recovered but found to be positive again during follow-up examination, the Ministry of Health informed that there is no case that have re-tested positive. This brings the total number of such cases as of today to 22 individuals, of which 6 individuals are still undergoing further examination and testing.


 

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