National Situational Update on COVID-19 (17-11-2020)

Data as of 16/11/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page:

2 new cases detected over the last 24 hours.

Both are expatriate men aged 49 and 53 years who entered bhutan on 13th November 2020 and are quarantined in Phuntsholing. they are currently being moved to the isolation.


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.

Stay Informed, Stay Safe!


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