Six active COVID-19 cases receiving treatment

James kon

Brunei Darussalam yesterday detected a new import case from Singapore, bringing the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 184.

According to the Ministry of Health (MoH), in its daily update statement for the COVID-19 situation in the country, Case 184 is a 29-year-old man who arrived in the country from Singapore, on February 3.

Contact tracing for this case is still being conducted, while the case is being treated and monitored at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in the Tutong District.

With the latest import case, there are currently six import cases receiving treatment at the NIC. All are in stable condition.

Meanwhile, Brunei Darussalam has had no local transmission of COVID-19 in the country for 281 days.

The MoH has taken 349 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing over the past 24 hours, and carried out 94,954 tests since January 2020.

A total of 541 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad, while 12,776 have completed their stint since March 2020.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 149 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

For further information and latest updates, visit the MoH’s official website at www.moh.gov.bn, or contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app.