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COVID-19: 18 new imported cases recorded in May

COVID-19: 18 new imported cases recorded in May


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 31 - In May, Brunei Darussalam recorded 18 new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 186.

 Case 226, a man aged 47 years old, was announced on May 1 and is the husband of case 224. Whereas, case 227, is the

10-year old daughter of case 224. They arrived in the country from Mesir via Kuala Lumpur on April 16.

Case 228 was announced on May 4; a 52-year old man who arrived in the country from Manila on April 21.

Case 229 was announced on May 6; a 20-year old woman who arrived in the country from Europe via Singapore on April 23.

 Case 230 was announced on May 7; a 36-year old man who arrived in the country from India via Kuala Lumpur on April 23.

 Case 231 was announced on May 12; a 46-year old man who arrived in the country from Manila on April 28.

Case 232 was announced on May 13; a 24-year old woman who arrived in this country from Jakarta on April 29.

 Cases 233, 234, and 235 were announced on May 18. Case 233 is a 41-year old man who arrived in this country from Pakistan via Kuala Lumpur on May 5. Case 234 is a

34-year old man and 235 is a 35-year old man. Both arrived in the country from Manila on May 5.

 Case 236 was announced on May 21; a man who arrived in the country from the United States on March 15.

 On May 26, four imported cases were announced. Case 237 is a 52-year old man who arrived in the country from Manila on May 12. Case 238 is a 52-year old man who arrived in the country from Kuala Lumpur on May 12. Case 239 is a 42-year old man who arrived in the country from Manila on May 12. Whereas case 240 is a 40-year old man who arrived in the country from Bangladesh on May 12.

 Case 241 was announced on May 27; a 43-year old man who arrived in the country from Manila on March 24.

Case 242 was announced on May 30; a 39-year old man who arrived in the country from Jakarta on May 16.

 Case 243 was announced on May 31; a 42-year old man who arrived in the country from Manila on May 19.

 The announcements were made via press releases issued by the Ministry of Health. The patients were all taken to the National Isolation Centre for treatment and monitoring, and contact tracing were actively carried out following the confirmation of the cases.

Brunei Darussalam has recorded 390 days since the last reported case of local transmission. The last community case was reported on May 6, 2020.

Six hundred ninety six people are currently undergoing mandatory self-isolation. Nineteen thousand and one hundred nine people have completed their mandatory self-isolation since March 2020.

The total number of lab tests for the SARS-COV-2 Virus since January 2020 is 129,227 tests.


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