National Situational Update on COVID-19 (20-08-2020)

Data as of 19/08/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan

A 29-year-old man (primary contact of the first case from Phuntsholing dry port) has tested positive while in home quarantine in Phuntsholing.

Another 31-year-old man (primary contact of the first case from Phuntsholing dry port) has also tested positive while in a facility quarantine in Paro.

A 28-year-old man tested positive in Paro (primary contact of the couple who tested positive in Paro) while in a facility quarantine in Paro. NOTE: This is the same case that was reported yesterday by the mainstream media.

The total number of positive cases is now 150 and 45 people are in the isolation.

2 people are being declared recovered.

3 Bhutanese students have been found COVID-19 positive in the Philippines.

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 on 14 days of observation in a quarantine facility.

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