Covid death toll in Brunei rises to 17


Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Mohd Isham Jaafar (left) at the press conference on Sunday. - BB

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network): Brunei Darussalam recorded one new Covid-19 death and one non-Covid related death on Sunday (Sept 12) bringing the total Covid-19 deaths in the country to 17.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Mohd Isham Jaafar announced both fatalities at the daily press conference on Sunday.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health (MoH) Maswadi Mohsin was also present.

The minister revealed that Case 2462 was a 30-year-old man who suffered lung infection after contracting Covid-19. Case 4052, a 54-year-old woman, had multiple health problems and is not categorised as a Covid-19 death.

The minister said to protect and respect the privacy as well as confidentiality of the cases’ family, “the MoH will not share the cases’ personal details. The public is also requested to respect and not disseminate information relating to the cases.

“On behalf of the MoH, as well as the people of Brunei Darussalam, I convey my deepest condolences to their families.”

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