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COVID-19 Brunei: Brunei continues zero-case streak (as of 30.06.2020)

BY James Kon

Brunei Darussalam continued its streak of no new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday keeping the tally of confirmed cases in the country at 141.

Four hundred and seven individuals who recently arrived in the country after travelling abroad are undergoing mandatory isolation at government monitoring centres.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar shared the COVID-19 developments in the Sultanate at the daily press conference at the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said, “Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Allah the Almighty, there are no new COVID-19 cases in the country. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brunei Darussalam remains at 141.”

He said 2,704 individuals completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres.

Three hundred and twenty-four samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 29,547, the minister said.

On the BruHealth app, Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham said, “Alhamdulillah, 406,071 individuals have registered to the application. For companies and premises, 10,950 have registered.”

With regard to the PremiseScan application, 5,995 have downloaded the application of which 4,269 are business premises.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there were 110 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 25 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

The public can visit www.moh.gov.bn or contact the Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn for information and updates.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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