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COVID-19 Brunei: 571 undergoing self-isolation (as of 09.08.2020)




BY James Kon

After the announcement of one new imported case on Friday, Brunei Darussalam reverted back to no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 142.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken 95 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 43,407 test for SARS-CoV-2 virus since January 2020.

The latest information of COVID-19 situation in the country was shared by the MoH in its daily release on Saturday.

According to the statement, 571 individuals are currently undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad.

Meanwhile 4,006 individuals completed their mandatory self-isolation at monitoring centres since March 2020.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there were 111 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 app healthinfo.gov.bn for information and updates.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


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