108 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the country yesterday, taking the total to 4,431. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health stated the matter yesterday afternoon at a media conference on the latest COVID-19 situation at Dewan Al ‘Afiah, Ministry of Health.
There are three new clusters detected bringing the total number of active clusters to 76. The new clusters are the 2034 Cluster which contains 9 cases and the Freshco Batu Satu Cluster which contains 8 cases. All the new clusters include cases that were previously reported as cases for which the source of infection has not been identified. There are 21 additional new cases to 10 of the existing active clusters. The cases in these active clusters are individuals who are currently being quarantined and were found to be in contact with several confirmed cases. In addition, there is 1 imported case recorded yesterday. The case arrived in Brunei Darussalam from Manila on 1st of September 2021 on board Royal Brunei BI684. Meanwhile, 62 cases are still being investigated to determine the source of infection. Contact tracing for all these new cases is currently ongoing. All identified close contacts are required to undergo mandatory quarantine and RT-PCR SARS-Co-V-2 test.
Source: Radio Television Brunei