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COVID-19 Brunei: No new cases recorded in Brunei (as of 21.10.2020)

BY James Kon

Brunei Darussalam marked 168 days without local transmission of COVID-19 on Wednesday and seven consecutive days of no new cases, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 147.

Out of the total number of confirmed cases, six are imported, and one active case is receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre, a press release from the Ministry of Health (MoH) stated on Wednesday.

The MoH collected 456 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests carried out since January to 65,663.

A total of 295 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad, while 7,186 have completed their mandatory self-isolation since March.

Healthinfo.gov.bn also revealed that there have been 114 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 27 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Updates can be obtained from www.moh.gov.bn, the Health Advice Line at 148, the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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