COVID-19 UPDATE

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COVID-19 Press Conference #9

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2:23- The Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said no new positive cases found in the country so far. Retest of samples from first contacts were all negative and status remains same.

COVID 19: Fighting fake news

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Efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the country are challenged by the widespread of fake news online. The health ministry is constantly scanning social media platforms for misinformation and regularly issuing facts. 

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A solution to end the illegal tobacco trade

Summary

A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on December 31, 2019. 

The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020. 

On February 11, 2020, WHO announced a name for the new coronavirus disease: COVID-19.

First imported case reported in Bhutan on March 6, 2020.

COVID-19

Covid-19 Asia data: ANN News

Bhutan 84 (76R)

Stages and related responses for COVID-19

Specified in the National Preparedness and Response Plan

When and how to use masks: WHO

If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with suspected 2019-nCoV infection.

Travel advisory and home quarantine