Brunei records 44 new cases, 93.9 per cent fully vaccinated population

Brunei recorded 44 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, announced the ministry of health in a press statement. 

With this new development, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country increased to 16,066.

The ministry also revealed that out of the total number of new cases, 31 are local cases and 13 are imported cases.

The number of new cases is the result of 2333 laboratory tests conducted in the past 24 hours. Therefore, the rate of positive cases on Friday is 1.9 per cent.

Moreover, 50 individuals have recovered from the infection. To date, the country has recorded a total of 15,600 recoveries.

Currently, there are 364 active cases in the country. 

It was also reported that the bed occupancy rate in isolation centres nationwide is 8.9 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, 94.7 per cent of the nation’s population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Meanwhile, 93.9 per cent of the population already completed their second doses.

Moreover, the rate of those who have received three doses of the vaccine is 36.8 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 askhal@moh.gov.bn through the BruHealth App.

THE BRUNEIAN | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

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