National Situational Update on COVID-19 (29-08-2020)

Data as of 28/08/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page:


8 new cases were detected in Phuntsholing last night in addition to the 3 cases from Haa declared during the live press brief.

From the 8 new cases, 1 is from quarantine and 7 from the cluster surveillance, Phuntsholing.

In total 11 cases were detected over the last 24 hours.

2 Male
1 Female
(Age range : 22-33 years )

7 Male
1 Female
(Age range: 23 – 55 years)

16 people are being declared recovered.

This takes the total number of positive cases in Bhutan to 195 and active cases to 60.


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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