Another new imported COVID-19 case was reported. The Ministry of Health in its press release on the latest COVID-19 situation in Brunei Darussalam stated that Case 256 is a 44-year-old man who arrived in the country from Manila on 9th June 2021. He does not have any symptoms. Investigation and contact tracing have found that there is no close contact as he was quarantined upon arrival and his travel arrangements adhered to the existing standard operating procedure.
Meanwhile, 1 case was recovered, and 8 active cases are still being treated at the National Isolation Centre are in stable condition.
The last local COVID-19 case was reported on the 6th of May 2020, and the total number of imported cases since the last one is 115.
795 people are currently undergoing mandatory self-isolation; while 20,312 have completed their mandatory self-isolation since March 2020.
342 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2, bringing the total number of lab tests since January 2020 to 137,767.
For further information and latest development, visit the Ministry of Health's website or contact the Health Advice line 148.
Source: Radio Television Brunei