National Situational Update on COVID-19 (01-09-2020)

Data as of 31/08/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan

Highlights:

A 27-year-old Bhutanese frontline worker tested positive in Phuntsholing yesterday. He is one of the primary contacts of a positive cases detected last week. He is in a quarantine facility and will be moved to the isolation later today.

Two persons are being declared recovered.

This takes the total number of positive cases in Bhutan to 225, active cases to 83 and 142 to recovered.

Definitions:

a. Confirmed: number of people who have tested positive through COVID-19 tests.

b. Active: number of people who are currently in the isolation facilities because they are still COVID-19 positive.

c. *Recovered: number of people who have tested negative on COVID-19 test and declared as recovered. Those who test negative twice over a 24 hour period are kept under 14 days of observation in a quarantine facility.

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