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 5 days, cough and lost sense of taste since the 20th of June 2021. Meanwhile, Case 259 is a 39-year-old woman that arrived in the country from Indonesia on the 13th of June 2021 and does not have any symptoms. The investigation and contact tracing have confirmed that there are no close contacts for both cases since they were quarantined upon arrival into the country and all their travel arrangements upon arrival and self-isolation follows the existing standard operating procedure, SOP.

 

Meanwhile, total number of recovered cases remains at 245, while 11 active cases are still being treated at the National Isolation Center.

 

The last local COVID-19 case was reported on the 6th of May 2020. Meanwhile, the number of imported cases since the last local infection case was 118.

 

729 people are undergoing mandatory isolation; while 20,575 people have completed their Mandatory Self Isolation since March 2020.

 

300 sample of SARS Co-V-Two virus test were carried out, bringing the total number of lab tests conducted since January 2020 to 139,503. For more information and the latest developments, visit the Ministry of Health website or contact the Health Advise Line at 148.

 

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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