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Brunei reports new imported COVID-19 case, 253 in total

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Brunei reported one new imported COVID-19 case on Saturday, bringing the national tally to 253.

According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, the new case is a 22-year-old man who arrived in the country from Indonesia on June 6.

Investigation and contact tracing found that there is no close contact as he was quarantined upon arrival.

The new case is being treated and monitored at the National Isolation Center with six other active cases, who are all in a stable condition.

With the detection of the new case, a total of 112 imported cases have been confirmed since the last local infection case on May 6, 2020. Brunei has recorded 409 days without local COVID-19 cases.

There have been three deaths and 243 recoveries from COVID-19 so far in Brunei. Enditem

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