Covid: Bhutan Lifts 72-Hour Lockdown

In a latest update, Bhutan has lifted its lockdown at capital Thimphu after a boy tested for Covid infection reported negative along with possible contacts.

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Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering was quoted by local media as saying, “The lockdown in Thimphu is being lifted with immediate effect, upon ruling out all possibilities of Covid-19 disease presence in the capital for now.”

A 72-hour lockdown was imposed in Thimphu on June 12 after the eight-year-old boy of the Druk School had tested positive via Rapid Antigen Test.

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