20 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed yesterday bringing the total number of cases to 15,901. 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 held at Dewan Al ‘Afiah, Ministry of Health yesterday afternoon. According to the Minister of Health, of the total, 15 are local cases while 5 are import cases. The number of new cases is from 967 laboratory tests carried out. Therefore, the rate of positive cases is 1.6 percent. Among the cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre, one case is in Category 4 requires oxygen assistance and under close monitoring. 28 cases have recovered, bringing the total recovered cases to 15,452 with 347 active cases. Meanwhile, the bed occupancy rate nationwide is 10.3 percent. Source: Radio Television Brunei

The Minister of Health also shared on the accomplishments of the National Vaccination Programme as of the 16th of January 2022.   The overall population rate who have received at least one dose of the vaccine is 94.7 percent. Meanwhile, […]