Brunei Darussalam detected two new imported COVID-19 cases yesterday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 255, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement yesterday.
Case 254 is a 36-year-old man, and Case 255 is a 45-year-old man. Both arrived from Indonesia on June 6 and did not have any symptoms.
Contact tracings have found that there are no close contacts for both cases as they were quarantined upon arrival with their entire travel arrangements following the standard operating procedure.
With the latest cases and one fully recovered case, eight active COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong District. All cases are in stable condition.
Brunei Darussalam has not recorded any local transmissions for 410 days.
A total of 660 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres, comprising individuals who have just arrived from abroad. At present, 20,209 individuals have completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres.
The MoH obtained 227 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out since January 2020 to 137,172.
Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 212 cases in Brunei-Muara District, 30 in Belait District and six in Tutong District.
Information can be obtained from the MoH official website at www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148, through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn web app.