Minister of Health Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar in a press briefing held a the ministry of health. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

Brunei records zero cases and no new recoveries for 33 straight days, maintaining the national tally at 141 cases and total recoveries at 138.

Minister of Health Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar in a press briefing said that 134 contacts of the Malaysian positive cases are found negative from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

“The others are still pending test results,” he said in a press briefing, adding that 572 samples have been tested in the past 24 hours which accumulates to 22,664 tests conducted since January 2020.

Furthermore, only one active case is still receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre where the patient still in a critical condition and requires the heart / lung machine (ECMO) as well as respiratory assistance.

“Let us together pray for the patient to be granted full recovery by Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala. Aamiin Aamiin Ya Rabbal Alamin,” urged the minister.

Currently, 120 individuals are under quarantine in accordance with the Infectious Diseases Act (Chapter 204) while 2,703 individuals have completed their quarantine and are in good condition.

BruHealth app updates

YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar also revealed that the BruHealth tracing app has accumulated 355,402 registered as users, with a total of 287,799 app downloads.

The BruHealth app showing a green code which means that the user is healthy and fit to enter public premises. Image: Fazizul Haqimie

Moreover, a total of 6,212 companies and premises have registered for the application while 1,778 businesses have downloaded the PremiseScan app.

For further information and latest development, visit MoH’s website www.moh.gov.bn or call its Health Advice Line 148 or through the web platform healthinfo.gov.bn or through the BruHealth App.

Alternatively, members of the public can also get the latest information on the COVID-19 situation in Brunei through GOV.BN official channel on Telegram at https://t.me/govbnofficial

The Bruneian | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

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