Brunei Darussalam recorded 39 new Covid-19 cases on the fourth day of the Transition Phase, bringing the national tally to 14,630 confirmed cases.
There are 17 additional new cases to 4 existing active clusters who were previously in close contact with several positive cases.
Two new clusters have been identified, with 9 cases involving accommodation clusters. Eight clusters; Rani Jaya staff house Cluster, SWWC Sdn Bhd Cluster, 11632 Cluster, 11638 Cluster, 11659 Cluster, 9049 Cluster, 8191 Cluster and 8095 Cluster were officially closed following no new cases detected for 28 days. This brings the total active clusters to 147.
Meanwhile, 13 new unknown cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection.
The country records a rising number of recoveries, with 45 individuals have recovered, bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 14,107 cases.
The total number of active cases is 425 cases. Five cases are in Category 5 who are currently being treated at the Intensive Care Unit that requires the assistance of artificial ventilation. No cases in Category 4 are identified.
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.
Current status on the National Vaccination Programme
Another 1,719 individuals were successfully vaccinated against the Covid-19 infection on November 21.
To date, a total of 400,238 individuals (93.1%) have received the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, 328,388 individuals (76.4%) have been fully vaccinated.
Among the total population aged 60 years and above, a total of 43,615 individuals (100.7%) have received their first dose of the Covid-19, which includes foreigners, and a total of 41,106 individuals (94.9%) have been fully vaccinated.
Mobile Vaccination Clinic for Covid-19
The mobile Covid-19 vaccination clinic continues its operations by providing its services at the Labi Health Clinic starting today (November 22) to 24 from 9.30 AM to 2.30 PM, specifically for the residents of Mukim Labi and its surrounding areas which have been scheduled to receive their second dose.
Residents of Kg Merangking and Kg Bukit Sawat who require transport assistant will be provided with transportation to and from the clinic.
Another similar service will also be carried at the Sayyidina ‘Othman Bukit Beruang Secondary School Hall on November 23 to 24 from 9 AM to 2.30 PM for the residents at Mukim Telisai and its surrounding areas for their second dose vaccination.
The 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.
Individuals who require transportation assistance to the clinic can inform the village head by providing information such as full name, address, identification card, and telephone number.
Meanwhile, individuals who cannot go to the vaccination centres due to medical reasons or mobility difficulty can register or be registered via the village head for vaccinations at their respective homes.
Restriction violators receive fined
Five violations of the directive nationwide were issued with compound fines for violating the out-of-house restriction from 10 PM to 4 AM on the third day of the ‘Operasi Peralihan’.