JDWNRH starts rapid-antigen tests for patients

Following the health ministry’s technical advisory group (TAG) direction, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) on February 15 started rapid Covid-19 antigen tests for admission of patients and attendants. 

Crowding headache for JDWNRH

The national referral hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu is finding it difficult to handle crowds of people at its old block. 

The hospital management has started a token system to ease crowding and to ensure physical distancing.

Tour guides develop Phajoding trekking route 

When the pandemic shut the tourism sector, Yeshey Tshering Sherpa, a full-time driver with one of the tourism companies, was rendered jobless like many in the sector. After five months of job hunting, he was finally employed in enhancing Phajoding trekking route. 

70 percent of MPs heading for constituency visits 

The Covid-19 pandemic left most Members of Parliament (MPs) without much to do except during the two brief sessions held after the country recorded its first Covid-19 case in March last year.