Saturday, September 19, 2020

Three new cases detected during the last 24 hours. One is a 40-year-old Royal Bhutan Army personnel and the other is a 44-year-old official working at the Mini Dry Port. Both are contacts of cases detected earlier in Phuntsholing. The army personnel was in self-contained premises and the MDP official was at the facility quarantine at the time of detection. The third is a 25-year-old female from Samdrup Jongkhar detected through the mass screening of Samdrup Jongkhar. They will be moved to isolation later today. Meanwhile, one other person is being declared recovered.


a. Confirmed: number of people who have tested positive through COVID-19 tests.

b. Active: number of people who are currently in the isolation facilities because they are still COVID-19 positive.

c. *Recovered: the number of people who have tested negative on the COVID-19 test and declared as recovered. Those who test negative twice over a 24 hour period are kept under 14 days of observation in a quarantine facility.

Stay Informed, Stay Safe!