Brunei Darussalam

Brunei govt- Country free as all quarantined Covid-19 patients released

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei reported no new cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) on Friday with the national tally of cases standing at 141.

It marked the fourteenth consecutive day in the sultanate without new cases since May 7.

According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, all 2,679 individuals of Covid-19 close contact have completed their quarantine on Thursday.

No more recoveries were recorded on Thursday, keeping the total number of recoveries at 136.

The number of active cases being treated at the National Isolation Centre is still four.

Two patients remained in critical condition.

There has been one death resulting from the Covid-19 in Brunei.

“All close contacts have successfully completed their quarantine in accordance to the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) and 2,679 have completed their quarantine. In the past 24 hours, 292 samples have been tested for the Covid-19," said Brunei Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham Haji Jaafar (pic).

"That brings the number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 18,010.”

In its breakdown of Covid-19 cases in the country, revealed that there are 110 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in Belait District and six in Tutong District. - Borneo Bulletin/Asian News Network

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