- January 16, 2022
- Posted by: admin
- Category: News, Notice, Press Releases
𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟏𝟔, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
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.
No movement of people and vehicles are allowed, unless authorised for essential purposes. Emergency health related travels, which includes vehicles moving towards hospitals and health facilities, will be permitted. In gewogs in the above specified districts, individuals will be allowed to step out and attend to the important chores within the premises.
In addition to the detection of more positive COVID-19 cases in the quarantine facilities lately, the decision is arrived at after a suspected COVID-19 positive individual at Punatsangchhu project has possibly interacted, work related, with residents beyond.
The samples are being verified and upon confirmation, the public will be notified immediately. We intend to take utmost caution and screen accordingly.
We will be carrying out the tests in all the above districts and further course of action will be determined following the results. Testing sites and cohorts who need to be tested will be notified by the local authorities.
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