National Situational Update on COVID-19 (27-08-2020)

Data as of 26/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: 8 new COVID-19 cases were detected last night in addition to the 2 declared last night on BBS television. 1 is from Gelephu and 7 are from Phuntsholing. Therefore over the last 24 hours, 10 new cases were detected in total. …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (26-08-2020)

Data as of 25/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: 5 new COVID-19 cases were detected (4 males and 1 female) last night in addition to the 12 declared last night at 10PM. These new cases too were detected through active surveillance in Phuntsholing. Therefore over the last 24 hours, 17 …

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Executive Order (25-08-2020)

PRIME MINISTER of Bhutan To ensure an efficient and systematic management of COVID-19 pandemic in the country, it has become imperative that a standard reporting mechanism be adopted across the country. This is to avoid information asymmetries across Dzongkhags and to ensure accurate and timely availability of information for decision …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (25-08-2020)

Data as of 24/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: A 29-year-old woman was detected positive while in a quarantine facilitiy in Samtse. She recently returned from India. She will be moved to the isolation later today. 2 people are being declared recovered. This takes the total number of positive cases …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (24-08-2020)

Data as of 23/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: No new cases detected yesterday. 3 others are being declared recovered. The total number of positive cases in Bhutan remains at 155 and active cases decreases to 40 from 43. Definitions: a. Confirmed: number of people who have tested positive through …

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

Data as of 21/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: 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 …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (21-08-2020)

Data as of 20/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan 3 new cases detected yesterday. First being the one that was declared last night on national television about the 36 year old from Phuntsholing through active surveillance. Second is another 33-year-old man from Phuntsholing who is one of the contacts of the …

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

Data as of 19/08/2020Source: 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 …

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

Data as of 18/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan No major changes in the national figures except for the positive case detected at Paro yesterday. The total number of positive cases is now 147 and 43 people are in the isolation. Definitions: a. Confirmed: number of people who have tested positive …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (18-08-2020)

Data as of 17/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: In addition to the 4 persons declared positive last night, 1 more woman (aged 33) has been detected COVID-19 positive. The case was detected through a Flu Clinic in Phuntsholing. The total number of cases in Bhutan is now 146 and …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (17-08-2020)

Data as of 16/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: 3 men (aged 22, 36 and 44) who are the primary contacts of the first positive case (25-year-old man) from Phuntsholing are found to be COVID-19 positive. They are in the quarantine facility in Phuntsholing. This takes the total number of …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (16-08-2020)

Data as of 15/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: A 28 year old male, Primary contact of the first positive case at Phuentsholing reported positive today. 2 men (32 and 33), a woman (aged 38) and a 5-year-old child is also found to be COVID-19 positive in Phuntsholing through the …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (15-08-2020)

Data as of 14/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: A 34-year-old woman and a 4-year-old girl who are the primary contacts of the first positive case from RRCO, Phuntsholing (25-year-old man) are found to be COVID-19 positive. The child is the daughter of the 32-year-old woman who tested positive yesterday. …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19 (14-08-2020)

Data as of 12-13/08/2020Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan Highlights: 2 men (aged 24 and 25) and a 32-year-old woman who are the primary contacts of the positive case from Phuntsholing are all found to be COVID-19 positive. They are from the Mini Dry Port quarantine facility and not from the …

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