Minister of Health YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Awang Mohd Isham Haji Jaafar during a press conference at the Ministry of Health. Image: Ridhwan Kamarulzaman

No new cases of COVID-19 virus and recoveries were reported in the sultanate today, maintaining the national tally of 141 confirmed cases and 138 total recoveries, announced the Ministry of Health.

Speaking during a press conference, Health Minister, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said that only one case is still undergoing treatment at the National Isolation Centre (NIC), requiring both respiratory and heart/lung machine (ECMO) assistance.

In the past 24 hours, a total of 108 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 19,624.

Furthermore, following the announcement on the BruHealth app, the minister said that the tracing app has accumulated 264,258 registered users, with a total of 4,876 businesses and premises already on the platform.

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

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

The Bruneian | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

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