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COVID-19: 35 new cases, 349 active cases

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Brunei Darussalam continues to record a rising number of Covid-19 cases with 35 new cases were recorded yesterday, of which 26 were local, and 9 were imported cases. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 15,860.

The number of new cases was the result of 2,120 laboratory tests conducted in the past 24 hours. Therefore, the rate of the positive cases was at 1.7%.

Active cases currently hit 349 cases, meanwhile, 16 recovered cases were reported, bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 15,409 cases

There was one case identified in Category 4 which requires oxygen assistance and under close monitoring. Meanwhile, no cases were found in Category 5. The bed occupancy rate in isolation centres nationwide is at 10.3%.

Current status of the National Vaccination Programme

As of January 14, 94.7% of the population has received one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, meanwhile individuals who have received two doses is now at 93.7%. The booster or the third doses is now reached 31.9%.

The Mobile Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Services

The Ministry of Health (MoH) continues its operation for house-to-house service which to be held next week for pre-selected patients who have limited movement or are bedridden. The house-to-house service will be conducted in several Mukims from 9 AM until 2.30 PM.

On January 17, it will be held at Mukim Gadong ‘A’, Mukim Berakas ‘A’ and Mukim Berakas ‘B’; meanwhile on January 18, it is to held at Mukim Telisai, Mukim Labi and Mukim Bukit Sawat.

On January 19, the operation will held at Mukim Pengkalan Batu, Mukim Kilanas, Mukim Sengkurong and Mukim Kuala Belait; on January 20  at Mukim Berakas ‘B’ and Mukim 

Keriam, and o on 22 January 2022 at Mukim Tanjong Maya, Mukim Gadong ‘A’ and Mukim Gadong ‘B’.

Patients who are eligible for the house-to-house service will be contacted in advance by the MoH for early screening, and those contacted will need to share details of their identity card or passport, as well as Bru-HIMS card, if available.

Violation restrictions

No violations of the directive nationwide were issued with compound that was carried out recently from 10 PM to 4 AM.

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