National Situational Update on COVID-19 (18-09-2020)

Data as of 17/09/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page:

Six new case detected during the last 24 hours.

2 are men aged 38 and 43 who came from India and were quarantined at Phuntsholing.

3 are RBP personnel aged 43 to 54 who were in quarantine in Gelephu and are primary contacts of a case earlier detected in Gelephu.

1 is a 49-year-old RBP personnel working at a point of entry in Samdrup Jongkhar who was detected through mass screening.

They are being moved to the isolation.

7 others are being declared recovered.

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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