Eight home quarantined in Trashigang

Neten Dorji | Trashigang

Trashiyangtse dzongkhag has quarantined three people as of yesterday evening, two women and a man.

The three are quarantined in Tsenkharla central School.

Trashiyangtse hospital’s medical officer, Dr Namsa, said a 74-year-old man from Phongmey in Trashigang was quarantined, as he was returning from Arunachal Pradesh in India. He went via Daifam in Samdrupjongkhar.

Surveillance in Jangphutse border area traced the man.

The two women, who are sisters, were quarantined after one of them returned home from Phuentsholing.

Dr Namsa said school counsellors and health staff are counselling the three people every day.

Meanwhile, eight people were home quarantined in Trashigang, two in Kanglung and six in Merak.