Brunei reports 1 new imported Covid-19 case, no local cases for 402 days


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 12 (Xinhua): Brunei reported one new confirmed case of Covid-19 on Saturday, bringing the national tally to 249.

According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, Case 249 is a 33-year-old woman who arrived in the country from Indonesia on May 30.

She has experienced a cough symptom for one day on June 11.

Investigation and contact tracing have confirmed no close contacts for the new case, as she was quarantined upon arrival in the country.

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

With the detection of the new case, a total of 108 imported cases have been confirmed since the last local infection case on May 6, 2020.

Brunei has recorded 402 days without local Covid-19 infection cases.

There have been three deaths and 239 recovered patients reported from Covid-19 so far in Brunei. - Xinhua
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