Wed, 28 Sep 2022

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Brunei logged a daily average of 420 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday.

According to the ministry's weekly briefing, 62,348 antigen rapid test (ART) results were uploaded to the government platform within one week, with 4.7 percent of them being positive.

Currently, no hospitalized cases are held in intensive care unit, but two cases require assisted breathing, according to the ministry.

As of Aug. 14, 76.1 percent of Brunei's population have received three doses of COVID-19 vaccines, while 8.5 percent have taken the fourth dose.

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

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