63 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed yesterday bringing the total number of cases to 16,476. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, minister of health informed the number of new cases during the Media Conference on the Latest COVID-19 Situation in Brunei Darussalam. The media conference took place yesterday afternoon at Dewan Al-Afiah, Ministry of Health.
All the cases are local cases. The number of new cases is the result of 1,258 laboratory tests conducted in the past 24 hours. Therefore, the rate of positive cases today is 5.0 percent. Meanwhile 23 cases have recovered today, bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 15,920 cases with 454 total active cases. The bed occupancy rate in isolation centres nationwide is 9.3 percent.
Source: Radio Television Brunei