National Situational Update on COVID-19 (22-08-2020)

Data as of 21/08/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page:


A 54-year-old man tested postive last night. He was working at the Mini Dry Port in Phuntsholing and has been in the quaranitne facility since 12th August 2020.

2 others are being declared recovered.

This takes the total number of positive cases in Bhutan to 154 and active cases to 44.


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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