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Six new local cases, two imported

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded eight new COVID-19 cases yesterday comprising six local and two imported cases. This brings the accumulative COVID-19 cases in the country to 15,499.

This was highlighted by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in its daily updates.

The new cases were detected through 649 laboratory tests carried out in the last 24 hours.

The rate of positive cases is 1.2 per cent. Nineteen cases have recovered, bringing total recoveries to 15,299 while 100 active cases remain in the Sultanate.

The bed occupancy rate at isolation centres nationwide is 2.3 per cent. One case in Category 5 is receiving treatment at the intensive care unit and requires artificial ventilation.

Meanwhile, 94.5 per cent of the population have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 93.3 per cent have been administered two shots and 21.4 per cent three jabs.