New coronavirus strain highly contagious but not immune to vaccine

The new strain of the coronavirus that originated from the UK is more contagious or infectious but whether it causes more severe sickness is yet to be confirmed, said clinical microbiologist at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital and member of the COVID-19 Technical Advisory Group, Dr Tshokey. “The new strain is not a […]

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Primary contacts to mandatorily home quarantine for 21 days

The Ministry of Health has asked the primary contacts of COVID-19 positive cases to self-isolate and home quarantine for 21 days mandatorily. They are not allowed to come out even with their movement cards. Apart from Thimphu Dzongkhag, all the primary contacts in other Dzongkhags are accommodated in the designated facilities. Clinical microbiologist at the […]

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