Brunei conducts contact tracing of 2 Malaysian COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-08 22:42:51|Editor: huaxia

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Brunei is investigating two Malaysian COVID-19 cases, which are believed to be imported from Brunei, the country's Ministry of Health said on Monday.

Following reports from the Malaysian Health Ministry on Sunday of two Malaysians testing positive for COVID-19 after their return from Brunei, the Brunei Health Ministry said on Monday that investigations into both cases are currently underway.

According to Brunei's health ministry, all close contacts of the two cases were instructed to undergo COVID-19 laboratory tests and 14-days quarantine. At this time, a total of 113 individuals are undergoing quarantine.

Brunei reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday with the national tally of cases standing at 141, marking the 32nd consecutive day without new cases since May 7. No more recoveries were recorded on Monday, keeping the total number of recovered cases at 138.

There have been two deaths resulting from COVID-19 in Brunei. Enditem