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COVID-19 Brunei: No new cases (as of 16.04.2021)

BY James Kon

Brunei Darussalam recorded no new COVID-19 cases on Friday keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 221.

Eleven active COVID-19 cases are receiving treatment at National Isolation Centre in Tutong District.

The country recorded no local transmissions of the virus for 345 days.

The latest information of COVID-19 as of noon on Friday was shared by Ministry of Health (MoH) in a press release.

The MoH obtained 113 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 117,732 tests since January 2020.

Some 547 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 16,746 have completed their stint since March 2020.

In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there have been 186 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.

In the National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, 7,506 individuals were vaccinated since April 3. The breakdown for the vaccination is 5,700 individuals in Brunei-Muara District, 766 in Belait District, 673 in Tutong District and 364 in Temburong District

Information can be obtained from MoH official website at www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn web app.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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