Brunei: Only nine patients remain at National Isolation Centre; no local Covid-19 cases for 375 days

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 17 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The Brunei Sultanate reported no new Covid-19 cases on Sunday night (May 16) keeping the national tally at 232.

Only nine active cases remain at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong District.

According to the Ministry of Health (MoH), 375 days ago have passed since the last reported local transmission case, while the number of imported cases stand at 91.

The nine cases at the NIC 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.

A total of 423 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres, while 18,256 have completed their stint since March 2020.

Over the past 24 hours, 118 samples have been tested for SARS-CoV-2, with 123,459 tested since January 2020.

Brunei last reported a new confirmed case of Covid-19 on Thursday (May 13).

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.

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

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