Brunei reports 14 new cases of Covid-19, 25 cases now


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei reported 14 new cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak on Friday (March 13), following preliminary tests, bringing the country's total to 25 cases.

According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, among the 14 new cases, 10 cases were linked to the same religious gatherings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with the first confirmed patient, while three cases are close contacts of the confirmed patients and the last case is a 64-year-old man who had been to Kuala Lumpur and Cambodia.

A 53-year-old local man tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday after returning to the country from Kuala Lumpur on March 3, who possibly contracted the virus there during religious mass gatherings from Feb 28 to March 1. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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