No new COVID-19 cases recorded

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday recorded no new COVID-19 cases, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 333.

There are currently 58 active cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) and all are reportedly in stable condition, the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced yesterday.

Brunei has not recorded any local transmissions for a consecutive 447 days.

A total of 550 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres, comprising individuals who have just arrived in the country from abroad. At present, 22,631 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at the monitoring centres. In the past 24 hours, 553 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 151,495 tests.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 298 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 29 in Belait District and six in Tutong District.

On the National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, a total of 3,375 individuals had been vaccinated on July 26.

Since the commencement of the programme in April, 21,348 senior citizens were administered with the first dose of the vaccine.

As of July 26, a total of 126,050 individuals or 27.8 per cent of the population have been administered with at least one dose of vaccine, while 24,052 (5.3 per cent) have received their second dose.

Information can be obtained from the MoH official website at www.moh.gov.bn.