2 imported COVID-19 cases were recorded yesterday, bringing the total number of cases to 223. The Ministry of Health in its press release on the latest COVID-19 situation in Brunei Darussalam reported that Case 222 is a man aged 48 while Case 223 is a 46-year old man. Both cases arrived in the country from Manila on the 7th of April 2021.
Investigation and contact tracing have confirmed there are no close contact for these cases as they were quarantined upon arrival in the country and their entire travel arrangements upon arrival and self-isolation have been in accordance with the existing standard operating procedure, SOP. Both cases do not have any symptoms of infection.
Meanwhile, 10 active cases are still being treated at the National Isolation Centre, while the number of recovered cases are 210.
The last local COVID-19 case was reported on the 6th of May 2020. The total number of imported cases since the last one is 82.
563 people are currently undergoing mandatory self-isolation; 16,909 have completed their mandatory self-isolation since March 2020.
In the meantime, 98 samples have been tested for the SARS Co-V Two Virus, bringing the total number of lab tests since January 2020 to 118,338. For further information and latest development, visit the Ministry of Health's website or contact the Health Advice line 148.
Source: Radio Television Brunei