Important announcements

June 12, 2021 The National COVID-19 Taskforce would like to make following announcements, in view of the lockdown imposed in Thimphu tonight to assess the situation and prevent possible disease spread. 1. All students, teachers, parents of children studying in Druk School, and also the neighbours of the suspected case …

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3rd Lockdown in Thimphu

An immediate lockdown is being imposed in Thimphu to prevent the spread of COVID-19 disease after strong indication of disease in the community. An 8-year-old was detected positive on antigen, whose cut-off index (COI) reading is far from reassuring. While the sample for reconfirmation on RTPCR will be taken in …

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Monsoon Advisory

As per the letter number NCHM/NWFWC/Forecast-14/2020-21/120 dated 7th June 2021, Monsoon has onset in Bhutan on the 7th June 2021. With the start of the monsoon season from June-September, the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, would like to remind the general public to remain vigilant …

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Report on the Cyclonic Storm ‘YAAS’

Issue Date:24th May, 2021Issue Time:11.00 AM The Cyclonic Storm ‘YAAS’ (pronounced as Yass) formed as a low pressure on 23rd May, 2021 and intensified as a cyclone storm at 00 UTC of 24th May, 2021. It is likely to make landfall and cross north Odisha-West Bengal coast between Paradip and …

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𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐒𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗(19-05-2021)

13 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟒 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬 Age Range: 8 -56 years oldGender: 10 Male, 3 FemaleNationality: All BhutaneseCase type: 4 Imported (Thimphu & Phuntsholing), 1 Contact & 3 community ( Phuntsholing), 1 Contact & 2 Community (Samdrupjongkhar), 2 Community (Trashigang) Stay informed, stay safe! Source: MoH

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Important notice from PMO

May 19, 2021 This is to inform all that the movement of people and vehicles out of the two gewogs of Merak and Sakteng in Trashigang have been stopped with immediate effect. This is following the detection of two COVID-19 positive cases in the community. Surveillance and contact tracings have …

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𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐒𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗(18-05-2021)

13 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟒 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬 Age Range: 8 -56 years oldGender: 9 Male, 4 FemaleNationality: All BhutaneseCase type: 7 Imported (Thimphu), 1 Contact & 5 Community (Samdrupjongkhar) Meanwhile, 9 individuals recovered in the past 24 hours. Stay informed, stay safe!

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𝐔𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐞

𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟏𝟑, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 On the evening of May 12, 2021, a couple tested positive for COVID-19 on antigen test. Upon confirmation, the couple tested positive on RT-PCR with features of acute infection from a busy business centre (canteen) in Tashicholing, Samtse. The surveillance team had traced over 13 primary contacts …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19(10-05-2021)

Data as of 09/05/2021Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan 20 new cases in the last 24 hours Age Range: 10- 51 years oldGender: 17 Male, 3 FemaleNationality: All BhutaneseCase type: 6 Frontliner (Phuntsholing), 3 Community (Phuntsholing), 8 Contact (Phuntsholing), 3 Contact (Samdrup Jongkhar) Meanwhile, 22 individuals recovered in the last 24 …

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72-hour Rapid Assessment – Institutionalization and validation of the approach

Venue: Tashi Namgyel Resort-ParoDate: 27-29nd March 2021Organizer: UN World Food Programme in collaboration with Department of Disaster Management, MoHCAParticipants: Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Ministry of Works and Human Settlement, National Land Commission, DeSuung Office, Department of Disaster Management & UN WFP. BackgroundThe 72-hour rapid assessment enables a country to …

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National Situational Update on COVID-19(25-04-2021)

Data as of 24/04/2021Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan 4 new cases in the last 24 hours Age Range: 23-43 years oldGender: 2 Male, 2 FemaleNationality: All BhutaneseCase type: 1 Imported ( Paro), 1 Frontliner on Duty (Phuntsholing), 2 Contact (Phuentsholing) Stay Informed, Stay Safe!

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National Situational Update on COVID-19(24-04-2021)

Data as of 23/04/2021Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan 10 new cases in the last 24 hours Age Range: 25-54 years oldGender: 9 Male, 1 FemaleNationality: 8 Bhutanese, 2 Non-BhutaneseCase type: 3 Imported ( Paro, Phuentsholing), 7 Contact (Phuentsholing) Meanwhile, 1 individuals have recovered as of today. Stay Informed, Stay Safe!

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National Situational Update on COVID-19(23-04-2021)

Data as of 22/04/2021Source: Ministry of Health-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MoHBhutan National Situational Update on COVID-19 16 new cases in the last 24 hours Age Range: 11-72 years oldGender: 12 Male, 4 FemaleNationality: 8 Bhutanese, 8 Non-BhutaneseCase type: 14 Imported case (Samdrupjongkhar, Thimphu, Paro, Phuentsholing), 1 community, 1 contact (Phuentsholing) Meanwhile, 20 individuals …

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