Category: COVID-19 News

Record high daily COVID cases detected (17.02.2022)

February 18, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon Brunei Darussalam logged a record high of 2,015 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The cases were detected in 1,148 PCR tests and 867 antigen rapid tests (ARTs). This was announced in a press release from the Ministry of Health (MoH), which also…

Close contact gets new definition (16.02.2022)

February 17, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon The Ministry of Health (MoH) has redefined what it means to be a ‘close contact’ in the context of the third wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Sultanate. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia…

Over 10,000 meals delivered to isolation cases (16.02.2022)

February 17, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon Over 10,000 meals were delivered in the past seven days to individuals self-isolating or under a Quarantine Order by the National Coordination Centre for COVID-19 in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and youth volunteers, said Minister of Health…

Harsher punishments for repeat offenders (16.02.2022)

February 17, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon Anyone found committing a repeat offense of the stay at home directive will be brought to court, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, during a press conference on Wednesday. The increased penalty on repeat…

Brunei logs 667 new COVID-19 cases (15.02.2022)

February 16, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon Brunei Darussalam on Tuesday recorded 667 new COVID-19 cases, from 6,551 laboratories tests carried out. All new cases are local, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 24,659, a Ministry of Health (MoH) statement said on Tuesday. One case is under…