COVID-19 cases decrease for 3 weeks in Brunei-Xinhua

COVID-19 cases decrease for 3 weeks in Brunei

Source: Xinhua| 2022-12-12 22:55:15|Editor: huaxia

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Brunei logged a daily average of 434 new COVID-19 cases in the past week compared to 503 cases per day the week before, marking a decrease for three consecutive weeks, official statistics released on Monday showed.

According to the health ministry's weekly briefing, 38,422 antigen rapid test (ART) results were uploaded to the government platform during the past week, with 7.8 percent of them being positive.

On Monday 388 new cases were reported, including 384 detected by ART tests.

Currently, no hospitalized cases are held in the intensive care unit or require oxygen assistance, the health ministry said.

As of Dec. 11, 78.9 percent of Brunei's population have received three doses of COVID-19 vaccines, while 11.3 percent have taken a fourth dose.

The COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and China's Sinopharm are those administered in the Southeast Asian country.