1 Case Passed Away, Not Related to COVID-19

The Ministry of Health informed the public that one COVID-19 confirmed case has returned to the grace and mercy of Allah. The Minister of Health stated the matter at a media conference on the latest COVID-19 situation yesterday afternoon at Dewan Al 'Afiah, Ministry of Health. According to Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, the case passed away from a heart attack and the death is not categorised as COVID-19. Also joining the media conference was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy.

Yang Berhormat shared that the late patient was Case 1379 who was a 56 year old local male. Allahyarham was admitted to the National Isolation Centre on the 22nd of August 2021. Allahyarham had suffered from congestive cardiac failure and the death is not categorised as due to COVID-19. In order to protect and respect the privacy as well as confidentiality of Allahyarham's family, the Ministry of Health will not share the personal details of the deceased. Members of the public are also requested to respect and not disseminate information relating to Allahyarham. The Minister, representing the Ministry of Health as well as the people of Brunei Darussalam also expressed his deepest condolences to Allahyarham's family and pray that his soul will receive blessings from Allah the Almighty and that he is placed among the pious.

Source: Radio Television Brunei