Category: Press Release

Press releases related to COVID-19 are available under this category.


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

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

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

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

20/03/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞-PMO

In pursuit of a progressive relaxation of COVID-19 preventive measures, additional activities are being announced for Thimphu and other Dzongkhags under various phases of restrictions. The notice will come into effect from March 21, 2022 (Monday). Movements • Movement of private cars within the respective mega-zone is allowed. • ThoseRead More

12/03/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 on 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭-PMO

In the over two years since the COVID-19 pandemic started, Bhutan has achieved laudable success in managing the pandemic. Bhutan’s strategy, guided by the Royal Command that the lives of our people are our greatest priority, was to introduce timely measures to keep our country free from the virus. DueRead More

17/02/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐅𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲-PMO

The National COVID-19 Taskforce informs all that 𝐧𝐨 lockdown is being declared in Thimphu for now. However, a COVID-19 community case was confirmed in the capital today. He had visited the Rinchen Kuenphen flu clinic yesterday, and confirmatory test was carried out. His residential building at Kabesa and the neighbourhoodRead More

12/02/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐡𝐮 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐃-𝟏𝟗 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬-PMO

After ascertaining the COVID-19 spread in Thimphu through the mass screening over the last four days and upon sealing the areas that saw positive cases and primary contacts, the National COVID-19 Taskforce is pleased to inform all on the further opening of the capital town. More than 30,800 samples wereRead More

06/02/22: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞-PMO

We would like to inform that Thimphu will continue with the same arrangement of movement within mega-zone for another three days starting tomorrow. Any change in the strategy will commence from February 10. This is in view of the weather condition in the last two days that deterred the healthRead More

04/02/22: Press Release-National Assembly of Bhutan

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