187 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed yesterday bringing the total number of cases to 11,047. There are 30 additional new cases to 12 of the existing active clusters who were previously close contacts with several positive cases.
One new cluster has been detected that involved 3 cases which are residence clusters. Two clusters have been closed following no new detected cases in the clusters for 28 days. The closed clusters are the 4401 Cluster and 4772 Cluster. Therefore, the current total active clusters are 169 clusters. 154 new cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection. One hundred and 97 cases have recovered yesterday bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 8,242 cases, with 2,728 cases remaining active. Among the cases, five cases are in Category 5 and currently treated at the Intensive Care Unit. All of them require assistance of artificial ventilation with two cases requiring the help of additional heart/lung machine, ECMO. Thirty Category 4 cases require oxygen assistance and are under close monitoring.
Source: Radio Television Brunei