7 Day Nationwide lockdown announced in Bhutan after spike in COVID cases
The Bhutan Government on Tuesday has announced that it would impose a nationwide lockdown for 7 days. However the new lockdown will come into effect from Wednesday. Bhutan’s Prime Minister’s Office said “In continuation to the inter-district movement restriction imposed this morning, the National COVID-19 Taskforce decided the need for a more stringent action after detection of sporadic cases in flu clinics in Thimphu and Paro, and also in Lhamoizingkha, which is evident of local transmission.”
In the lockdown period only some essential services shops with the zones will be allowed to open. Other all business establishments , schools, institutions and offices will remain closed.