Antigen Rapid Testing

The Ministry of Health informs that the Antigen Rapid Testing, ART has been implemented for transport operators at all land border control posts in the country. The testing, which began since Monday, 26th of July 2021, aimed to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus easily, quickly and acts as a preventive measure from the transmission of COVID-19 … Read more

Special Video Conference of ASEAN Health Ministers on COVID-19

ASEAN member states are reminded to together strengthen initiatives to curb COVID-19 issues in the region through the ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework, further enhance efforts to provide equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine, address issues on false information related to COVID-19 and address the impact of COVID-19 including negative effects on mental health. The reminder … Read more

Muslims Mark Eid Al-Adha Holiday in Pandemic’s Shadow

CAIRO – Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns about the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus. Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is typically marked by communal prayers, large social gatherings, slaughtering of livestock and giving meat … Read more

Brunei Initiates COVID-19 Phase 3 Vaccination Drive

– The Brunei government officially launched Phase 3 of its National Vaccination Programme yesterday, providing free COVID-19 vaccination for all citizens and residents over 18 years old, in the country. According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, the Sultanate’s vaccination arrangement is divided into three phases starting from April 3, 2021, for all eligible people in … Read more

Show Support for Combatting COVID-19

A number of people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine shot said the COVID-19 vaccination is important in order to remain healthy, and this is also a show of support for the government’s efforts in combatting COVID-19.   Source: Radio Television Brunei

Phase Three of COVID-19 National Vaccination Programme

Phase Three of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19 begins yesterday, involving individuals aged 18 and above. As of yesterday the 4th of July 2021, the total number of the first and second Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine injections given was 92,298 people. 76,703 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine injection while … Read more

COVID-19: Council adds 10 countries and one entity/territorial authority to the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted

Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council updated the list of countries, special administrative regions and other entities and territorial authorities for which travel restrictions should be lifted. As stipulated in the Council recommendation, this list will continue to be … Read more

Latest COVID-19 Cases in Brunei Darussalam

No new COVID-19 case was reported. The Ministry of Health in its press release on the latest COVID-19 situation in Brunei Darussalam stated that total cases remain at 261. Meanwhile, two recovered cases was recorded today while 8 active cases are treated at the National Isolation Centre.   The last local COVID-19 case was reported … Read more

Importance of Physical and Mental Health

The Fitness contest is hoped to motivate the public to practise healthy lifestyle by looking after their physical and mental health with recreational activities, sports and exercise as well as practising a healthy diet.   The contest was officiated by Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Permanent Secretary for Administration, Finance and Estate at … Read more

Latest on COVID-19 Cases in Brunei Darussalam

Two new imported COVID-19 case were recorded yesterday. The Ministry of Health in its press release on the latest situation of the COVID-19 infection in Brunei Darussalam informed that Case 258 is a 38-year-old man who arrived in the country from Indonesia via Singapore on the 13th of June 2021 and had sore throat for … Read more