Six contacts of positive Malaysian tested negative

Six contacts of the positive case reported in Malaysia recently, tested negative for COVID-19, said the minister of health. During a press conference on Monday, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said the individuals are currently undergoing quarantine. “The case involves a 10-month-old Malaysian baby who traveled with family to…

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Sumbiling Eco Village: supporting local community via domestic tourism

Sumbiling Eco Village (SEV), an eco-lodge located in the green jewel of Brunei has reopened after almost two months of closure, hoping to bank on domestic tourism to sustain its business and to support the indigenous community under their employment.  Known for its ecotourism, the riverside village primarily employs members of the local Iban community…

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No new cases and recoveries

No new cases and recoveries were recorded on Sunday, maintaining the national tally of 141 confirmed cases and 138 recoveries, announced the minister of health in a press conference. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said only one case is currently being treated at the National Isolation Centre (NIC). “The…

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Zero new cases, no new recoveries

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the sultanate on Saturday with the national tally to remain at 141 cases, announced the minister of health. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar in a press conference also announced that the total number of cases that have recovered from the novel…

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Brunei hotel industry records over $2 million drop in revenue

Brunei’s hotel industry is in a severe economic bind, reporting an 80 percent or $2.9 million drops in revenue last month compared to January of 2020, with a number of hotels under threat of permanent closure as the COVID-19 pandemic persists worldwide. This was revealed by the President of the Brunei Association of Hotels (BAH),…

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Brunei enters third week without new COVID-19 cases

No new confirmed cases of the COVID-19 infection were reported in the sultanate today with the national tally to remain at 141 cases, announced the minister of health. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar in a press conference said that the total number of cases that have recovered from the…

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Government introduces PremiseScan app

The government has introduced a new application called PremiseScan which allows business premises to scan personal BruHealth QR codes. Speaking during a press conference at the Ministry of Health on Thursday, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and the Second Minister of Finance and Economy, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Mohd Amin Liew…

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Brunei records zero cases for 21 straight days

Brunei sees no new cases of the COVID-19 infection for 21 consecutive days with the national tally remaining at 141, revealed the minister of health today. One patient has recovered from the novel coronavirus infection which brings the number of recoveries to 138 cases, leaving only one active case receiving treatment at the National Isolation…

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Runners urged to comply with guidelines

Runners around the country are encouraged to comply with the guidelines implemented, said the minister of health. Speaking during a press conference at the Ministry of Health on Friday, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said the ministry received reports that a number of runners have disregarded the safety regulations…

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