Outdoor masking no longer mandatory, says Brunei home affairs minister


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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, April 29 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The wearing of face masks outdoors is no longer mandatory in Brunei, said Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar Apong, adding that it is still encouraged in crowded places and during mass gatherings.

The minister said the decision was made in light of the decline in Covid-19 infection rates, coupled with the high national vaccination rate. However, he added, mask wearing will still be required inside public buildings.

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