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    Weekly COVID rate showing downward trend: Minister

    The weekly average rate of COVID-19 cases in the Sultanate has shown a decreasing trend, said Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof as Acting Minister of Health on Monday.

    In the past week, the average number of cases was 1,199, while 11.3 per cent of 73,631 results from antigen rapid testing (ART) uploaded on the BruHealth app were positive for COVID-19, he said during the press conference on the latest pandemic situation.

    Meanwhile, 1,024 new cases were reported yesterday, 1,009 of which were from ART and 15 from 341 RT-PCR laboratory tests, the minister said, adding that there were no fatalities in the past 24 hours.

    More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin

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