141 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in the country yesterday, taking the total cases to 4,035.
The Minister of Health said 5 new clusters detected bringing the total number of active clusters to 63. The new clusters are the 3095 Cluster that contains 2 new cases; 3016 Cluster with 7 new cases; 3723 Cluster that contains 7 new cases; 3715 Cluster with 6 new cases; and Lof Bakery Cluster that contains 15 new cases. All these new clusters include cases that were previously reported as cases for which the source of infection has not been identified. There are 25 additional new cases to 8 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, 79 cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection. Contact tracing for all these new cases is currently ongoing. All identified close contacts are required to undergo mandatory quarantine and RT- PCR SARS-CoV-2 test.
Source: Radio Television Brunei