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Press Releases, Notifications, and Announcements from various agencies for the general public are available under this category.


20/01/21: COVID-19 Vaccine Survey-MoH

The Ministry of Health would like to invite interested individuals to participate in the online survey on COVID-19 vaccine acceptability and other issues. The survey results will help us to understand people’s perception of the vaccine. Participation in this survey is completely voluntary and your eligibility to the vaccine (whenRead More

20/01/21: Public notice on limited OPD and Tele-consultation services-JDWNRH

This is to inform the general public that with the announcement of Thimphu as a yellow zone, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) has started limited OPD services for those patients who need to consult a doctor urgently or on the advice of a doctor following Tele-consultation. The limitedRead More

19/01/21: Checklist and Guidelines for re-opening of schools-MoE

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19/01/21: Things to Remember even after lockdown-MoH

Things to remember even after lock down are; Keep Distance Always wear a face mask Wash hands frequently Scan Druk Trace App Avoid Crowd Eat Healthy and exercise Stay home if unwell. With the conclusion of the mass screening in Thimphu, it is evident that the impact of the secondRead More

18/01/21: Silent points from the COVID-19 vaccine roll out Update-PMO

𝐒𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐮𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞 The first consignment of the vaccine will arrive in the country very soon. The plan is to vaccinate all the people together, so we will roll out the nationwide vaccination program only when we have sufficient doses for all the targettedRead More

17/01/21: Mega Zones of Thimphu

As approved by the NC19TF, the Mega Zones (MZs) are being implemented starting 17th January 2021. The MZs are created by merging of Super Zones, and there are 4 MZs under Thimphu (North MZ, MZ Central C-1, MZ Central C-2, and South MZ). The Mega Zones are being implemented forRead More

17/01/21: Easing restrictions for megazone south, Thimphu-PMO

𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 In keeping with the zone-wise unlocking of Thimphu, the South Megazone is also being declared “yellow” from tomorrow. The megazone starts from Olarongchhu workshop and covers all areas until STCBL fuel site. It includes Tsalumarphey, Tshalu Barp, Semtokha, Babesa, Serbithang, Debsi, Gangchey- Nyezergang, and RTC. The transition to yellowRead More

17/01/21: Unlocking of lockdown 2.0 in Thimphu-Thimphu Dzongkhag Administration

16/01/21: Press release on the Unlocking of Thimphu and Paro-PMO

𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐡𝐮 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐨 We would like to inform the nation that the first phase of unlocking for Thimphu will start from tomorrow, 28 days after the capital went into a lockdown. The North megazone, comprising Dechencholing, Taba, Pamtsho, Jungshina, Lanjopakha, Hejo, Samtenling, Begana, Changtagang and KabesaRead More

15/01/21: Press Release on the Unlocking of 18 Dzongkhags – PMO

𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞: 𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟏𝟖 𝐃𝐳𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐤𝐡𝐚𝐠𝐬 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟏𝟓, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 As our persistent efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 sees fruition, the National COVID-19 Taskforce (NC19TF) informs the nation with delight that the lockdown has proven to be effective and the disease spread has been contained to a great extent.Read More

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