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MoE awaits directives from govt on reopening ECCDs

Some ECCD centers in Thimphu plan not to reopen until the COVID-19 pandemic is over The ministry of Education (MoE) has put up a proposal to the government for reopening of ECCD centers in the country. MoE is waiting for the directives from the government on how to go ahead. …

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Cold Chain for COVID-19 vaccine

Health Minister Dechen Wangmo said the availability of vaccine is not known for now but when it comes, the ministry is ready with the protocol in place and the country will have a cold chain distribution system where freezer cars or trucks will be used to transport it. Health ministry …

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Two Desuups being treated in a Delhi hospital

The two female Desuups who got run over by a Tata Hilux in the line of duty are being treated ata hospital in Delhi, India. They were air lifted on 16 September upon His Majesty’s command. His Majesty personally visited the hospital the same night and early morning before they …

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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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23 lockdown violation cases so far

With three cases of lockdown violation in the first week of lockdown, the cases with Royal Bhutan Police has now reached 23 cases as of 27 August since the start of the national lockdown. Pemagatshel and Samtse topped the highest with four cases each followed by Bumthang with three cases. …

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