38 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed yesterday bringing the total number of cases to 15,750. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health stated the matter during the Media Conference on the Latest COVID-19 Situation yesterday afternoon. Joining the media conference at Dewan Al ‘Afiah, Ministry of Health was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Minister of Education.

 

According to the Minister of Health, of the total, 28 are local cases while 10 are import cases. The number of new cases is from 4,145 laboratory tests carried out. Therefore, the rate of positive cases is 0.9 percent. Among the cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre, one case is in Category 4 which requires oxygen assistance and under intensive care. 10 cases have recovered bringing the total recovered cases to 15,381 cases with 267 active cases. Meanwhile, the bed occupancy rate nationwide is 7.1 percent.

 

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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