COVID-19 pandemic in Brunei

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COVID-19 pandemic in Brunei
COVID-19 Outbreak Cases in Brunei (Density).svg
Map of districts in Brunei with confirmed COVID-19 cases:
  no confirmed cases
  1–9 confirmed
  10–99 confirmed
  100–499 confirmed
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationBrunei
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseTutong[note 1]
Arrival date9 March 2020 (1 year, 8 months and 9 days)
Confirmed cases227[2]
Active cases7 (As of 3 May 2021)
Recovered217[2]
Deaths
3[2]
Fatality rate1.32%
Government website
www.healthinfo.gov.bn/covid19

The COVID-19 pandemic in Brunei is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). On 9 March 2020, the first case in the country was confirmed in Tutong.[note 1][1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Latest news – Detection of the First Case of COVID-19 Infection". Brunei Ministry of Health. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "COVID-19". healthinfo.gov.bn. Archived from the original on 1 July 2020. Retrieved May 3, 2021.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The first case was initially treated at the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital in Bandar Seri Begawan before being moved to the National Isolation Centre in Tutong where he was when the case was first announced.[1]