Brunei reports 1 new imported Covid-19 case, 232 cases in total


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Xinhua): Brunei reported one new confirmed case of Covid-19 on Thursday (May 13), bringing the national tally to 232.

According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, Case 232 is a 24-year-old woman who arrived in the country from Jakarta on April 29,2021. She has fever since May 11,2021. Investigation and contact tracing have confirmed no close contacts for this case, as she was quarantined upon arrival in the country.

The new case is being treated and monitored at the National Isolation Center with the other eight active cases, who are all in a stable condition.

With the detection of this case, a total of 91 imported cases have been confirmed since the last local infection case on May 6,2020. Brunei has recorded 372 days without local Covid-19 infection cases.

There have been three deaths and 220 recovered patients reported from Covid-19 so far in Brunei.

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