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COVID-19 Brunei: Brunei records eight days with no new cases (as of 20.01.2021)

BY James Kon

Brunei Darussalam entered its eighth day with no new COVID-19 cases keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 174.

Two active COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in the Tutong District.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) shared the information on the latest COVID-19 situation in the country as of noon on Wednesday.

There has been no local transmission of COVID-19 in Brunei Darussalam for 259 days.Meanwhile, the MoH has taken 313 samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing over the past 24 hours, and carried out 88,304 tests since January 2020.

Six hundred and forty-seven individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 11,564 have completed their stint since March 2020.

Healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 139 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

Visit www.moh.gov.bn, contact the Health Advice Line 148 or check the BruHealth app for information and updates.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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