The Minister of Health also shared that among the active cases, 5 cases are in critical condition, where 4 cases require ventilators and 1 case requires the help of an additional heart/lung machine or ECMO.
Meanwhile, 29 cases have been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit for close monitoring. With that, there are 8 cases comprising of pregnant women who are currently being treated at the National Isolation Centre. On the 26th of August 2021, 1 more case who was also a pregnant woman has safely delivered a baby boy at the Centre. At this time, both the mother and child are in good health. In the past 24 hours, a total of 3,658 samples have been tested for the SARS-Co-V-2 virus which brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 220,826 tests.
Source: Radio Television Brunei