National Situational Update on COVID-19 (14-09-2020)

Data as of 13/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan A 32-year-old woman who returned form the Middle East and quarantined at Paro was found to be positive on the 12th September 2020. She has been moved to the isolation. Two others are being declared recovered. Definitions:a. Confirmed: number of people who …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (13-09-2020)

Data as of 12/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Three new case detected during the last 24 hours. One is a 40-year-old Royal Bhutan Army personnel and other is a 44-year-old official working at the Mini Dry Port. Both are contacts of cases detected earlier in Phuntsholing. The army personnel was …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (12-09-2020)

Data as of 11/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Three men detected positive during the last 24 hours. One is a 26-year-old Royal Bhutan Army personnel who is a contact of a case detected earlier in Phuntsholing. The other two are Royal Bhutan Police personnel serving as frontline workers at the …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (11-09-2020)

Data as of 10/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan No new cases detected last night besides the 4 cases declared at 11pm yesterday. Therefore, in total 4 cases, were detected over the last 24 hours. Definitions:a.Confirmed: number of people who have tested positive through COVID-19 tests.b. Active: number of people who …

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Press release: Venturing into the new normal: Unlocking period ends.

Drawing curtain on the third and final phase, we are happy to have touched yet another significant milestone of seamless unlocking. We now embark on a new journey that encompasses new responsibilities. As reiterated, the 21-day lock down was the safest shield for our people, as they stayed indoor and …

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

Data as of 08/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan One new case detected during the last 24 hours. A 28-year-old man; a Royal Bhutan Police personnel serving as a front-line worker was found to be positive in Phuntsholing following a visit to the flu clinic.Two others are being declared recovered. Definitions:a. …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (08-09-2020)

Data as of 07/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan 3 new cases detected over the last 24 hours. Two Royal Bhutan Army personnel aged 33 and 35 (primary contacts of the cases detected earlier) were found to be positive while in facility quarantine in Phuntsholing. Another 18-year-old girl was found to …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (07-09-2020)

Data as of 06/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan 2 people tested positive over the last 24 hours. A 39-year-old man; an incoming expatriate and a primary contact of the case detected earlier at Samdrup Jongkhar was detected positive in a quarantine facility in Samdrup Jongkhar. Another 25-year-old man; a Roayl …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (02-09-2020)

Data as of 01/09/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: A 10-year-old girl and a 46-year-old man were detected COVID-19 positive last night in Phuntsholing. The girl is a primary contact of the DANTAK cases and the man was detected via a flu clinic. In total 2 cases were detected over …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (01-09-2020)

Data as of 31/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: A 27-year-old Bhutanese frontline worker tested positive in Phuntsholing yesterday. He is one of the primary contacts of a positive cases detected last week. He is in a quarantine facility and will be moved to the isolation later today. Two persons …

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Press release: 𝐈𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 for the Country-PMO

Source: PMO-Bhutan August 31, 2020 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞: 𝐈𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 Bhutan witnessed the first of a kind lockdown to combat spread of coronavirus in the country on August 11. Today, 21 days on, we are confident to state that our lockdown measures have been successful. And this underscores the …

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

Data as of 30/08/2020Source: 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 …

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

Data as of 28/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: 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 …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (28-08-2020)

Data as of 27/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: A 23-year-old woman has tested positive in Phuntsholing while in quarantine facility. She is one of the contacts in relation to the dry port cases. One person is being declared recovered. This takes the total number of positive cases in Bhutan …

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