91MT of COVID-19 waste generated in Thimphu in 10 months

Thimphu alone generated more than 91MT of COVID-19 biomedical waste from March till December last year. According to data from the infection control and medical waste management division under the Ministry of Health, approximately 85MT of COVID-19 wastes were generated from quarantine facilities in Thimphu alone during the period. Similarly, around 6MT of COVID-19 wastes […]

Asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases recover within 12-14 days: MoH

The current recovery rate stands at 64% On an average, asymptomatic and mild COVID-19 cases recover within 12 to 14 days, according to the health ministry. The ministry confirmed that the recovery duration was observed when all the cases were managed in the hospital isolation wards following which the patients testing negative stayed mandatorily for […]