Brunei ranks 11th in COVID-19 prevention measures, economic recovery: report

Xinhua

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Brunei is ranked 11th globally in terms of COVID-19 epidemic prevention measures, economic recovery and international cooperation, out of 108 countries and regions by an international research report.

According to local daily the Borneo Bulletin on Thursday, among the surveyed countries and regions by Yicai Research Institute in China, nine out of the top 10 countries were in the Asia-Pacific region, namely China, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Australia and New Zealand.

China ranked the first on the list followed by Sri Lanka, while Ghana was in the third place.

The research institute used the Susceptible-Exposed-Infective-Recovered (SEIR) epidemiological model to predict the state of the pandemic in different countries and regions, as well as its own self-developed "social network-based virus transmission model". Enditem