The Minister of Health also explained that since the enforcement of the directives issued during the pandemic in June 2020 until at present, a total of 891 business premises have been inspected nationwide, where 540 violations have been found and compound fines issued.
Among the common offences is food handlers not wearing face masks while working. The Ministry of Health will continue to monitor the situation of the outbreak at the national as well as regional and global level and carry out ongoing risk assessments to consider further mitigation measures. If the outbreak situation becomes alarming once again, the Ministry of Health will not hesitate to tighten the social distancing measures that need to be taken to control the outbreak. The Ministry of Health will notify the public of any changes to this situation, if necessary from time to time.
The Ministry of Health also informed the public who wish to make payment for the SARS-Co-V-2 test or swab test for the purpose of entering the country, payment can be made online at www.healthinfo.gov.bn. A total of 47 online payments were recorded in 7 days since its introduction.
Source: Radio Television Brunei