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NO new case COVID-19 reported today, 31 July 2020

PRESS RELEASE ON THE CURRENT

 SITUATION OF THE COVID-19 INFECTION

 IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

09 Zulhijjah 1441 / 31 July 2020

 

1.     The Ministry of Health would like to inform the public on the current situation of the COVID-19 infection in Brunei Darussalam for Friday, 09 Zulhijjah 1441 / 31 July 2020, as of 12 noon. 

 Summary of Cases

New Case TodayTotal Number of Cases ​ ​
 0

141 ​ ​
Active CasesDeathsRecovered
03138


Summary of inviduals undergoing Self Isolation

Total number of individuals undergoing Mandatory Self Isolation

Total number of individuals who have completed Mandatory Self Isolation

(since March 2020)

4363,717


Summary of number of Virus SARS-CoV-2 tests

Total number of tests conducted within 24 hours

Total number of tests conducted

(since January 2020)

461 samples40,663 tests


2.     The Ministry of Health would like to remind the public, especially for individuals who are seeking approval to travel abroad and to any countries that require for them to conduct a swab test for SARS-CoV-2 before arriving to the country, that at present the swab test can only be conducted at Government facilities or at facilities that are approved by the Government. As soon as the results for the test is released, the Ministry of Health will issue a letter confirming the test results to be shown to the authorities in the destination country. Individuals who need to do a swab test for certain reasons are advised to go to the Sports Complex, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital or at specific health centres that provide such services. Meanwhile, any premises that offers swab test services without permission or recognition from the Ministry of Health is deemed to be in violation of the law which may result in a compound fine of up to $5000 or if convicted in court, can be fined up to $10,000 or imprisonment for up to 6 months or both. The Ministry will not hesitate to take legal action against anyone who does not comply with the directives that have been issued.

 

3.     For further information and latest updates, members of the public can visit the official website of the Ministry of Health at www.moh.gov.bn or by contacting the Health Advice Line 148 or through the BruHealth App or the app healthinfo.gov.bn

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Reference : KK/PR/1

Date         : 09 Zulhijjah 1441H / 31 July 2020


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