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Paro relaxes lockdown outside towns

With no new COVID-19 cases for a week, residents in buffer zones and gewogs in Paro - Bhutan's valley town where its only international airport is located - started moving out of their homes yesterday

COVID-19 positive frontline worker moved to Thimphu

Sarpang like any other dzongkhags in the country was on its way to ease the lockdown when a frontline worker test positive for COVID-19 yesterday

Bhutanese citizens giving back to those in need during pandemic

Tsheten Tamang, a class V student never had more than Nu 50 in her pocket. The daughter of a daily wage earner earned, for the first time, Nu 300 helping her parent’s neighbour just before the nationwide lockdown

Surveillance stepped up as more positive cases emerge in Phuentsholing

Vehicle movement to and from Phuentsholing is stopped for the next three days to step up surveillance in Bhutan's border town following the 19 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Solidarity during lockdown in Bhutan

Organisations, individuals and associations across Bhutan are providing free services to help combat COVID-19

Bhutan’s pandemic fight exemplary: WHO

With the nationwide lockdown entering the third week, the country’s lockdown story so far has been positive

Nationwide lockdown inspires reading among Bhutanese children

Never in her eight years did Keetsho Tenzin Pema read like in the past 15 days of the nationwide lockdown in Bhutan

Phuentsholing’s community transmission story

The fear was an explosion of a community transmission when primary contacts of the index case in Phuentsholing - Bhutan's commercial hub - started testing positive

A centre at the centre of the pandemic in Bhutan

A career that has traditionally been overshadowed by the other more visible healthcare professions is suddenly in the limelight in Bhutan

32 domestic violence cases during lockdown

Home isn’t always the safest sanctuary. COVID-19 might have kept families safe indoors, many a home has a different story to tell

No local transmission in Thimphu so far

There is no case of community transmission in Bhutan's capital city Thimphu

Bhutan eases lockdown in rural areas

The Bhutanese government announced that it has decided to allow movement of individuals within their gewogs across the country

Bhutan plans re-opening of critical works in hydropower projects

Bhutan's Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma held a meeting with officials from Druk Green Power Corporation and the ongoing hydropower projects, including Punatsangchhu I and II through video conferencing to discuss the possibilities of reopening critical works in a self-contained mode

Feeding the workforce rendered jobless by Bhutan's lockdown

Bhutan's nationwide lockdown, which enters the 11th day today, has brought construction work to a complete halt worrying builders who have deadlines to meet and loans to repay

Government eases lockdown in rural areas

The Bhutanes government announced yesterday that it has decided to allow movement of individuals within their gewogs across the country