Brunei experiences first COVID-19 deaths in additional than a yr
KUALA LUMPUR: Brunei reported two coronavirus deaths on Tuesday (Aug 24), the primary fatalities from COVID-19 within the Southeast Asian nation in additional than a yr because it battles a contemporary outbreak.
An 85-year-old girl and a 69-year-old man, each Bruneians, died after contracting lung infections following their admission to a quarantine centre this month, the well being ministry mentioned.
It brings the full virus deaths within the sultanate on Borneo island to 5 because the begin of the pandemic.
The nation, dwelling to about 450,000 folks, reported its final COVID-19 loss of life in June final yr.