With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and in reference to the press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on January 25, the PMO informed the public that the temporary suspension on entry of foreign nationals from Malaysia – including transits through Brunei Darussalam via land and sea ports – is extended by 14 days until February 24.
Étiqueté : Brunei
Brunei’s Ministry of Health said in a press release on Wednesday that the country received a batch of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine donated by China on Tuesday and is reviewing a vaccination program.
According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, the Chinese New Year can be celebrated in the country with family members only by holding private events. Those with large families are permitted to have private events at banquet halls in hotels or restaurants, provided that Mass Gathering guidelines are adhered to, including the provision of hand sanitizers and conducting temperature checks at the premises. If the number of family members is huge, the celebrations’ attendance should be limited to a maximum of 350 people.
Brunei Darussalam aims to vaccinate 70 per cent of its population by 2021 end through three phases Associate Specialist and Head of the Disease Control Division at the Ministry of Health (MoH) Dr Justin Wong said at a presentation on COVID-19 prevention and vaccine at a forum entitled ‘Sunnah Diet’ held in conjunction with the Knowledge Convention 2020 yesterday.
The Brunei government announced today the fifth round of COVID-19 de-escalation measures, allowing mass gatherings of up to 200 people while also reducing the PCR swab test cost for inbound foreigners from $1,000 to $350.