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Travellers Advisory on the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19)
25 July 2020
part of the national response to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus
(COVID-19) situation in Brunei Darussalam, the Government of His Majesty
the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam have implemented
measures as follows:
the following measures to control incoming visitors to Brunei
Darussalam have been reviewed and are implemented as follows:
Foreign Travellers to Bear COVID-19 Laboratory Testing Costs
of 16 April 2020, all foreign travelers arriving to Brunei Darussalam
are also required to bear the cost of the COVID-19 laboratory testing of
B$1,000.00 per individual. This is in addition to bearing the cost of
self-isolation for 14 days as previously announced.
On Outbound Travel Restrictions:
further enquiries and information on travel restrictions, members of
the public can contact the Department of Immigration and National
Registration at (673) 2383106 or visit www.immigration.gov.bn.
Fourth De-escalation of Coronavirus Restrictions
Commencing 27th July 2020, fourth de-escalation of coronavirus restrictions are executed as follows:
Activating the following activities to Level 1:i. Arcade and playground (indoor and outdoor)
Escalating the following activities from Level 1 to Level 2:i. Swimming poolsii. Cinemasiii. Activity centres for the elderlyiv. Mass gathering
Escalating the following activities from Level 2 to Level 3:i. Special needs classesii. Child care centresiii. Museums, galleries and librariesiv. Internet café
Escalating the following activities from Level 3 to Level 4:v. Schoolsvi. Technical, vocational and higher educationvii. Tuition schools and music schoolviii. Driving schoolix. Gym and fitness centerx. Sports facilities (indoor & outdoor)xi. Golf coursexii.Restaurants, cafes and food courtsxiii.Stalls and markets
The following activities are escalated from Level 3 to Level 4 commencing on 03 August 2020:i. Mosques, surau and musallas (balai ibadat)ii. Other places of worship besides mosques and surau
Meanwhile, exposition and trade fairs will also be allowed to take place under certain conditions.
further information on the de-escalation plan implementation, members
of the public in Brunei Darussalam can visit the Ministry of Health's
website at http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/De-escalation%20Plan%20Implementation.aspx.
will operate according to the capacity allowed with the use of the
BruHealth application. Business owners will be given a specific QR
BruHealth Code for their respective business premises, where users are
require to scan it prior to entering and upon leaving the premises. QR
BruHealth Code is a digital introduction for business premises that
allows business owners to ensure BruHealth app users that have visited
the premises are within the quota as set by the Ministry of Health.
In this regard, members of the public who have not registered are encouraged to download and register to the BruHealth App. Public's cooperation in the use of the Bruhealth App and the scanning of the QR Code at the entry and exit point in premises will help ensure the safety of the public including merchants and customers, as well as to facilitate the Ministry of Health to conduct contact tracing in case there is an outbreak of the infection.
All of the additional measures above are on a temporary basis and will be reviewed from time to time.
As a precautionary measure, members of the public are reminded to maintain the following good practices at all times:
The Ministry of Health of Brunei Darussalam continues
to maintain high vigilance, working alongside the World Health
Organization (WHO) and neighbouring countries to control the spread of
In this regard, the public
is advised to continue to remain calm and to not panic. The Ministry of
Health, from time to time, will endeavor to update the public on any
current developments and measures being implemented in the country.
Members of the public are advised to keep up-to-date with the latest and
accurate information on the COVID-19 situation in Brunei Darussalam
from trusted sources, especially only from the Ministry of Health Brunei
Darussalam. The public are advised not to be easily deceived and
believe information or news spread via the internet or other media
platforms such as WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook without first verifying
further information, members of the public in Brunei Darussalam can
contact Talian Darussalam 123 (24 hours) or visit the Ministry of
Health's website at http://www.moh.gov.bn/SitePages/COVID-19.aspx for further updates.
you suspect that you may have been in contact with an infected
individual and if symptoms of fever and other respiratory symptoms
appear, seek medical attention urgently and inform your healthcare
provider of your recent travel history. Call the Ministry of Health's
Advice Line on 148 for further advice and instructions (Operation hours:
Monday - Thursday & Saturday: 7.45am - 12.15noon |1.30pm - 4.30pm,
Friday: 8.00am - 12noon *Closed every Sunday and public holidays*).
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