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Brunei recorded 38 new Covid-19 cases, with a total of 267 active cases.

COVID-19: 21 new cases reported, 41 recoveries

HealthCOVID-19COVID-19: 21 new cases reported, 41 recoveries

Brunei Darussalam recorded 21 new Covid-19 cases on the fourteen-day of the Transition Phase, hitting the national tally to 15,132 confirmed cases.

One death case was reported, a 55-year-old woman who suffered from several health problems categorised as non-Covid-19 related. The total death case remains at 57.

There are 14 additional new cases to 4 existing active clusters who were previously in close contact with several positive cases. No new cluster was detected.

Three clusters, namely 10910 Cluster, 13181 Cluster and Ban 5 Construction staff house Cluster, were officially closed following no new cases detected for 28 days. This brings total active clusters to 124.

Meanwhile, seven new unknown cases are still being investigated to determine the source of the infection. 

The country recorded 41 individuals have recovered, bringing the total number of recovered cases in Brunei Darussalam to 14,606 cases.

Whereas the total number of active cases is 426 cases, of which one case is in Category 5 who is currently being treated at the Intensive Care Unit that requires the assistance of artificial ventilation and an additional heart/lung machine (ECMO). Meanwhile, one case is in Category 4 that requires oxygen assistance and is under close monitoring.

In the past 24 hours, 4,348 samples have been tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which brings the total number of laboratory tests conducted since January 2020 to 627,848 tests. 

Current status on the National Vaccination Programme 

A total of 847 individuals were successfully inoculated against the Covid-19 infection on December 1.

To date, a total of 403,874 individuals (93.9%) have received the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, 349,417 individuals (81.3%) have been fully vaccinated. 

Restriction violators receive fined

Five violation of the directive nationwide was issued, of which 3 of them were violating the out-of-house restriction from 10 PM to 4 AM on the thirteenth night of the ‘Operasi Peralihan’.

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