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JDWNRH will deliver normal services by Monday

From Monday, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) will return back to its new normal and all the services will be provided and people can visit hospital  as both walk in patients  and the appointment system will also be there. During the 21-day national lockdown, the hospital has managed …

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All who visit flu clinics will be tested for COVID-19

All people visiting flu clinics will be tested for COVID-19 as a part of enhancing surveillance in all parts of the country. There are 54 flu clinics in the country and these clinics will be separate from the main hospital to avoid risks. The testing will be antigen testing where …

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Everyone in Phuentsholing tested as of now: Health Minister

With 32 local transmission cases in Phuentsholing after the national lockdown announced on 11th of August, the government is still trying to rule out the risk of transmission. So the government has immediately taken some interventions and starting from 25th August, no people will be moving out of Phuentsholing until …

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Domestic Violence cases increase during lockdown

Since the national lockdown, the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) has been receiving calls through the toll free helpline number 1098 both from the capital and the Dzongkhags and Thromdes. NCWC Director, Kunzang Lhamu said a total of 285 calls were received over the Toll Free Helpline 1098.  …

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