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At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

Seeking divine intervention 

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As the news of the first positive COVID-19 case spread, a 75-year-old Paro resident called his family members in a remote village in Trongsa to conduct rituals.
The flu centre at Zilnon Namgyelingkuensel

Tackling COVID-19

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Where do you go if you have flu-like symptoms?
At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

Teachers come together to offer voluntary service

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Teachers from schools in Punakha, Paro, Wangdiphodrang, Thimphu, and Phuentsholing have formed a group called Teachers of Bhutan Volunteers (VToB) to volunteer their services to the government if needed.
At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

Public advised to avoid visiting entertainment centres

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The government has not asked private enterprises to close shops in wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) scare. But it advises people to refrain from visiting public places, including entertainment centres.
Paro DT resolved to propose rise in monthly allowance for the tshechu dancerskuensel

Solution to shortage of dancers at Paro tshechu

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Paro tshechu may be one of the most popular local tshechus, but it has its own share of the problem. The dzongkhag is facing difficulty in finding dancers from the gewogs for the tshechu.
Awareness on COVID-19 in Bumthangkuensel

Bumthang dzongkhag prepares to prevent COVID-19

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With the first reported positive case of COVID-19 in the country, Bumthang dzongkhags initiated various activities to prevent it.
At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

Handling the COVID-19 situation 

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Streets in Thimphu wore a deserted look last weekend as most of the residents confined themselves at home following the government’s advice to avoid crowded places in the wake of the first COVID-19 case on March 5. 
At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

Norbu Duen-Thang is for flu not for COVID-19

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Following a video that went viral since Saturday, where a drungtshog was filmed claiming that a traditional medicine could prevent coronavirus, the Bhutan Medical and Health Council has issued a public notification to refrain from sharing the information. 
At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

COVID-19: Gov’t overturns BICMA’s temporary ban on reality shows

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The government has overturned the decision of the Bhutan Infocomm and Media Authority (BICMA) to suspend all the ongoing reality shows in the country.
At the main gate: Commuters are screened and asked about travel historykuensel

COVID-19: Phuentsholing steps up preparedness

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Building new structures, streamlining entry points, and collecting details of Bhutanese residing in and around Jaigoan, Phuentsholing is reorganising themselves to prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19) from entering the country from the busy border.