One new COVID-19 case was reported, bringing the total cases in the country to 283.
The Ministry of Health in its press release stated that Case 283 is a 38-year-old man who arrived in the country from Jakarta, Indonesia via Singapore on the 9th of July 2021. He had a cough, flu and sore throat on the fourth day after his arrival in the country during his quarantine. The investigation and contact tracing has identified 8 close contacts for this case who travelled with him from Indonesia.
Meanwhile, 2 recovered cases were reported yesterday. 20 active cases are still being treated at the National Isolation Centre and all are in stable condition.
The last COVID-19 case was reported on the 6th of May 2020; while, the number of imported cases since the last local infection is 142 cases.
749 people are undergoing mandatory isolation; while 21,932 have completed their Isolation since March 2020.
68 samples of the SARS Co-V-Two virus test were carried out, bringing the total number of lab tests conducted since January 2020 to 147,357.
For more information and the latest development, visit the Ministry of Health website or contact the Health Advice Line at 148.
Source: Radio Television Brunei