Five new cases were reported on Friday, announced the minister of health in a press statement.
With this new development, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Brunei increased to 15,434.
The ministry also revealed that out of the total number of new cases, four are local cases and one is an import case.
The number of new cases is the result of 2543 laboratory tests conducted in the past 24 hours. Therefore, the rate of positive cases on Friday is 0.2 per cent.
Moreover, 33 individuals have recovered from the infection, surpassing Friday’s figure for positive cases. To date, the country has recorded a total of 15,222 recoveries.
Currently, there are 112 active cases in the country.
Among these cases, only one is in critical condition, where the case requires the assistance of artificial ventilation.
It was also reported that the bed occupancy rate in isolation centres nationwide is 2.9 per cent.
Meanwhile, no deaths associated with COVID-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
**COVID-19 vaccination status**
In regards to the country’s COVID-19 vaccination status, to date, 94.4 per cent of the nation’s population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Meanwhile, 92.9 per cent of the population already completed their second doses.
Moreover, the rate of those who have received three doses of the vaccine is 14.3 per cent.
For further information and latest updates, please visit the official website of the Ministry of Health at www.moh.gov.bn or by contacting the Health Advice Line 148 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org through the BruHealth App.
THE BRUNEIAN | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN