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39 new cases COVID-19 reported today, 22 November 2021

MEDIA STATEMENT

ON THE CURRENT SITUATION OF COVID-19

IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

17 Rabiulakhir 1443 / 22 November 2021

 

1.            Today, Monday, 17 Rabiulakhir 1443 / 22 November 2021, a total of thirty-nine (39) new cases of COVID-19 infections have been confirmed today bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 14,630.

  1. There are 17 additional new cases to 4 of the existing active clusters who was previously a close contact with several positive cases.
  2. Meanwhile, two new clusters have been detected that involved 9 cases. These new clusters are accommodation clusters.
  3. As currently shown on the screen, eight clusters have been closed following no new detected cases in the clusters for 28 days. Therefore, the current total active clusters are 147 clusters.

     

    (Screen: Rani Jaya staff house Cluster, SWWC Sdn Bhd Cluster, 11632 Cluster, 11638 Cluster, 11659 Cluster, 9049 Cluster, 8191 Cluster and 8095 Cluster). 
  4. Meanwhile, 13 new cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection.

 

2.           Forty-five (45) cases have recovered today bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 14,107 cases, whereas the total number active cases are 425 cases.

 

3.           Among the cases being treated at this time, five cases (05) are in Category 5 and currently treated at the Intensive Care Unit. All of them require assistance of artificial ventilation. Meanwhile, there is no other case that is categorised in Category 4 that require oxygen assistance and close monitoring.

 

4.           In the past 24 hours, a total of 1,591 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus which brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 587,766 tests.

 

5.           On 21 November 2021, a total of 1,719 individuals have received the COVID-19 vaccine injection. This means that, under the National Vaccination Programme, a total of 400,238 individuals have received the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine which is 93.1% from the total population. Meanwhile, 328,388 individuals have completed the second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine which is 76.4% from the total population. Meanwhile, among the population aged 60 years an above, a total of 43,615 individuals which is 100.7% have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine which exceeds the population aged 60 years and above and a total of 41,106 individuals which is 94.9% have completed the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

6.           In addition, the Ministry of Health would like to inform that the Mobile Vaccination Clinic for COVID-19 will be implemented as follows:

  1. Labi Health clinic from Monday, 22 November 2021 until 24 November 2021, from 9.30 am until 2.30 pm, specifically for residents at Mukim Labi and its surrounding areas which are scheduled for the second dose vaccination.

    Transport services from home to the clinic, Insya Allah will also be provided for individuals who require transportation assistance for the residents at Kg Merangking and Kg Bukit Sawat.

  2. Sayyidina 'Othman Bukit Beruang Secondary School Hall from Tuesday, 23 November 2021 and Wednesday, 24 November 2021, from 9.00 am until 2.30 pm. The residents at Mukim Telisai and surrounding areas are welcome to attend to receive the COVID-19 vaccination for their second dose, and this Vaccination Clinic is also open for walk-in for residents aged 18 years and above and individuals who have not received their COVID-19 vaccination.

The residents at the surrounding areas who wish to get the COVID-19 vaccination can walk-in by bringing their identification card / passport; Bru-HIMS card (or number), if available; and their COVID-19 Vaccination book for individuals who are receiving their second doses. For individuals who require transportation assistance to the clinic, they can inform the village head by providing information such as full name, address, identification card and telephone number. Meanwhile, for individuals who are unable to go to the vaccination centres due to medical reasons or mobility difficulty, they can register or be registered via the village head for vaccinations at their respective homes.

 

7.           Furthermore, to provide a clearer picture of the location of the positive cases detected in the county, the Ministry of Health would like to share some of the results of the research that has been conducted. As currently shown on the screen, between 14 November 2021 until 20 November 2021, Alhamdulillah, there are no mukims that have more than 80 positive cases. However, there are three mukims that have positive cases between 40 – 80 cases. These mukims are namely; Mukim Kilanas (58 cases), Mukim Berakas 'B' (51 cases) and Mukim Sengkurong (43 cases).

 

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8.           For 'Operasi Peralihan' that was carried out recently from 10 pm until 4 am, a total of 5 violations of the directive nationwide were issued with compound fines, where all are violations of the directive to stay at home.

 

9.           Let us remain vigilant and not be complacent in carrying out our respective responsibilities to protect the citizens and residents of the country from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. May all our efforts in controlling the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic be blessed and given success by Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala... Aamiin..Aamiin Ya Rabbal Alamin.

 

Thank you.

 

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Reference     : KK/PR/2

Date         : 17 Rabiulakhir 1443H / 22 November 2021


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