COVID patient passes away

James Kon

A COVID-19 positive patient passed away yesterday. It was not considered a COVID-19 related death because the deceased suffered multiple health problems.

This was revealed by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar at the daily press conference yesterday.

The minister said, “By the will of Allah the Almighty, the Ministry of Health (MoH) informs the public that one COVID-19 case has returned to the grace and mercy of Allah the Almighty.

“Case 4935, a 67-year-old man, suffered multiple health problems and the death is not categorised as due to COVID-19 infection.

“On behalf of MoH and the people of Brunei Darussalam, I convey my deepest condolences to his family. May his soul receive blessings from Allah the Almighty and may he be placed among the pious.”

Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman was also present.