The Public Are Reminded To Carry Out Their Social Responsibilities

The public are also reminded to continue practising their social responsibilities during the pandemic. In the same Media Releases, the Ministry of Health also informed the public about the direction for precautionary measures during the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations.

The Ministry of Health again reminded the public of their social responsibilities during the pandemic. To ensure the safety of the country's people and residents, do not violate regulations which are enforced to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ministry of Health would also like to take this opportunity to inform the public about the direction for precautionary measures during the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations as follows:

- Chinese New Year celebrations is held only with immediate

family members.

- "Open House" events are not allowed.

- Individuals who have signs of infection or is unwell are not allowed to visit or be visited by immediate family members.

- The practice of shaking hands and hugging should be avoided; it is sufficient to signal a greeting by placing the hand on the chest, giving a smile or nodding the head as a sign of respect and greeting. Avoid making physical contact or touching others.

- Ensure the surrounding environment is hygienic and personal hygiene is maintained, especially hand hygiene.

- Practice proper coughing and sneezing etiquette at all times.

- Avoid sharing cutleries such as spoons, forks, plates and cups.

For further information and latest updates, members of the public can visit the official website of the Ministry of Health at www.moh.gov.bn or by contacting the Health Advice Line 148 or through the BruHealth App.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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