Seven fined for violating MoH directives

Wani Roslan

Ninety business premises were inspected by officers from the Health Enforcement Unit of the Ministry of Health (MoH). Ops Merati was carried out from September 7-13 in all four districts.

Seven business premises found not complying with MoH directives were fined BND3,000.
Among the offences included food handlers and barbers not wearing face masks, not taking body temperature and not displaying BruHealth QR code.

In the Brunei-Muara District, the operation was carried out in Rimba, Sengkurong, Serusop, Lambak, Pengkalan Gadong and Kampong Salambigar Mosque.

In the Belait District, the operation was focussed at Kuala Belait and STKRJ Lorong 3 Seria Mosque.

Meanwhile in the Tutong District, it was held in Kampong Kupang, Kampong Lamunin and Kampong Telisai. In the Temburong District, the operation was carried out in Pekan Bangar and Kampong Rataie.

The MoH reminded the public, especially managers and staff of business premises, to comply with instructions issued by government agencies.

The ministry also reminded congregants in mosques, suraus and religious halls to wear face masks.

Premises managers are required to obtain the BruHealth QR code and display it at entry and exit points. They are also reminded to use PremiseScan app to facilitate customers not using the BruHealth app.

The public can visit the ministry’s website at or visit social media accounts for the latest information. For complaints or reports on business premises not following the directives, e-mail [email protected] or contact Darussalam hotline 123.