Three new COVID-cases detected yesterday

MoH has tested more than 10,000 people in Thimphu in the past two days Three new COVID-19 cases were detected on Friday – one from Dechencholing and two from Changzamtog, said Health Minister Dasho Dechen Wangmo during the press brief last night. All of them are close contacts of the previous cases. Now Thimphu has […]

COVID-vaccine: Making a wise move

Bhutan has been in discussion with international agencies for six months now over the procurement of vaccines for COVID. Recently, Lyonchhen said that the authorities are closely discussing procuring the Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccine developed by India and also enough vaccines for 20% of the population through the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations’ COVAX facility. Reportedly […]

National COVID-19 Taskforce decides unlocking the 18 Dzongkhags starting today

The regional taskforces and district authorities will decide and announce the implementation dates of the relaxations of activities in their respective areas Staff Reporter from Thimphu   All schools, colleges and institutes in across 18 Dzongkhags and selected gewogs of Thimphu and Paro can now reopen, albeit with strict monitoring of the health of students […]