National Situational Update on COVID-19 (31-08-2020)

Data as of 30/08/2020
Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan

Highlights:

2 frontline workers (both 40-year-old Bhutanese men) tested positive last night in addition to the 27 cases declared yesterday afternoon. Both of them were in the quarantine facilities in Phuntsholing and will be moved to the isolation later today.

In total 29 cases were detected over the last 24 hours.

5 people are being declared recovered.

This takes the total number of positive cases in Bhutan to 224, active cases to 84 and recovered to 140.

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 under 14 days of observation in a quarantine facility.

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