103 New COVID-19 Cases

103 new COVID-19 cases COVID-19 have been reported in the country, bringing the total cases to 2,565.

There are 54 additional new cases to 11 of the existing active clusters. The cases in these active clusters are individuals who are currently being quarantined and were found to be in contact with several confirmed cases. Meanwhile, 49 cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection. Contact tracing for all these new cases is currently undergoing. All identified close contacts are required to undergo mandatory quarantine and RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 test.

61 cases have recovered, taking the total recovered cases to 725. This means 1,829 active cases have been recorded in Brunei Darussalam. Among the active cases, seven cases are in critical condition, with six cases require assistance of artificial ventilation, and one case still requires the additional heart/lung machine, ECMO. 28 cases that were categorised in Category 4 are now admitted at the Intensive Care Unit for close monitoring. In the past 24 hours, 3,169 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 227,030.

Source: Radio Television Brunei