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    One new imported COVID case detected

    James Kon

    Brunei Darussalam detected one new imported COVID-19 case, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 244.

    Case 244 is a 33-year-old man who arrived from Manila on May 19. The case shows no signs of infection. Investigation and contact tracing have found that there are no close contacts for the case since he was quarantined upon arrival and his travel arrangements and mandatory self-isolation follow the standard operating procedures.

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the latest imported case in its daily statement on the COVID-19 situation in the country.

    With the latest imported case, 10 active cases are being treated at National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong District and  in stable condition.

    Meanwhile, Brunei Darussalam has not recorded any local transmissions for 391 days.

    Six hundred and eighty-eight individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 19,135 have completed their stint since March 2020.

    In the past 24 hours, 52 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing the total number of tests carried out to 129,279 since January.

    In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 208 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 30 in Belait District and six in Tutong District.

    Information can be obtained from website at www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn.

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