With the emergence of more COVID-19 community cases, and considering the need to assess and contain the disease spread,
As the mass COVID-19 testing in Thimphu extends to Core 2 mega-zone today, the health teams have collected about 7,380 samples until this afternoon.
While mass testing in Thimphu will take off tomorrow, this is to update everyone that a series of community screening for COVID-19 are underway in other parts of the country.
We were shot with another dose of reality yesterday. Right in the middle of the battle, it felt like a bullet-hit to learn that one more precious life died with COVID-19.
The National COVID-19 Taskforce informs the public that there are individuals who resorted to misinformation and illegal approaches for inter-district movements, compromising COVID-19 protocols and even contracting the disease.
More than 1,200 tests were conducted in the designated testing centres across the megazones and the nearby BHUs in Thimphu today,
All the stranded individuals in Thimphu are requested to register with 1010 HelpDesk and visit the testing centres in the respective megazones specified below, starting tomorrow (January 25). Please access https://www.101
As you all are aware, we have initiated another round of sample collection and testing for COVID-19 in the 14 dzongkhags today.
In the last 24 hours, more than 7,800 samples were collected from the 14 districts that went under the “blackout” period yesterday
We would like to update everyone that more than 6,600 samples were collected from across the country as of 6.30pm tonight.
We would like to announce a “24 hours blackout” in Thimphu, Wangduephodrang, Punakha, Paro, Gasa, Haa, Chukha, Trongsa, Bumthang, Dagana, Sarpang, Tsirang, Samtse and Zhemgang with immediate effect.
Following the Exective Order issued by Hon’ble Prime Minister on ceasing the operation of ‘Drayangs’ in the country;
This is to inform everyone that four positive COVID-19 cases were detected in the community in Samdrupjongkhar. There are also evidences of local contacts.