No new COVID-19 variant detected in Brunei: Minister

Brunei Darussalam currently has no infections caused by the new variant strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which was discovered in various parts of the United Kingdom (UK).

At a press conference yesterday, Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar said, “Based on scientific analysis conducted by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the existing PCR tests in Brunei Darussalam are capable of detecting infections resulting from the new variant.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin