Author: Sonam Dorji


09/05/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐅𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐱𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐦𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬.

Under the constant guidance of His Majesty The King, our COVID-19 pandemic responses averted a major public health crisis and made a well-timed cautious transition to Phase II on April 4, 2022. Supported by emerging evidence and viral characteristics and efficacy of vaccines, further relaxations came into effect on MayRead More

13/04/22: Regulatory Notification on use on COVID-19 antigen self-test kits-Drug Regulatory Authority

Regulatory Notification on Requirement of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Import, Sale and Distribution of COVID-19 self-test kits

08/04/22: Press Release-MoH

The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public of the demise of a 80 years old female with COVID-19 at the RIGSS Isolation Hospital, Phuntsholing this morning. The deceased was fully vaccinated and presented with fever and loss of appetite for 2 weeks with urinary tract infection.Read More

08/04/22: Public Appeal-MoH

The Ministry of Health has observed that many individuals who are suffering from shortness of breath along with other respiratory related symptoms seek delayed medical assistance resulting in severe complications. Therefore, we would like to request these individuals to kindly seek medical assistance at the earliest to avoid any severeRead More

04/04/22: 𝐑𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐟 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬, 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬-MoH

𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐨- If you haven’t received your COVID-19 vaccination, kindly avail the COVID-19 vaccination services from the nearest health facility.- Eat healthy food (at least 3 servings of fruits and vegetables) and drink water regularly. 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐝𝐨- Ensure proper ventilation in classrooms by openingRead More

01/04/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 on 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐱𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬-PMO

At this stage where we are considering some of the final relaxations of the COVID-19 restrictions imposed during the nation’s battle against the pandemic, we would like to thank everyone for the wholehearted support every Bhutanese rendered so far.In the controlled, phase wise relaxations that we adopted, while gradually transitingRead More

28/03/22: COVID-19 Testing Services in Thimphu-MoH

COVID-19 Testing Services in Thimphu The Ministry of Health will continue to provide COVID-19 testing services from the following updated flu clinics in your respective mega zones.

27/03/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞-𝐰𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐱𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬-PMO

As we continue to cautiously transition into the second phase of our national response to the pandemic, we remain mindful of the evolving trends and evidence of the COVID-19 both nationally and internationally. Since the last relaxation on March 19, although the number of positive cases increased, the rates ofRead More


The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public that despite the planned roll out of COVID-19 booster doses for children between 12-17 years old, only 79.7% of children in this age group have been vaccinated with the 3rd booster dose against 93% who have been vaccinated withRead More

22/03/22: Public Notification on home quarantine-SC19TF

SC19TF would like to inform the Residents of Phuentsholing that individuals wishing to travel to Low Risk Areas can now register for mandatory home quarantine of 7 days. The following protocols are to be followed: Travelers shall register for home quarantine using the following link: Helpline shall advise the travelersRead More

Information on COVID-19