Month: March 2021

Flu Surveillance Workshop for Western Region

Workshop to sensitize health workers on Flu Surveillance was conducted from 15th to 16th March,2021 at Paro and from 22nd to 23rd March, 2021 at Punakha. Clinicians, nurses and laboratory personnels from western region hospitals participated in the workshop.The workshop covered topics on Flu Surveillance Objectives; Surveillance Operational Aspects; Biosafety; Respiratory Specimen Collection,Storage,Packaging and Shipment;… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 By in Featured, News .

Weekly COVID-19 Integrated FluView: Week 12, 2021

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza-like illness (ILI) has decreased compared to the previous epidemiological week. Three new positive COVID-19 were detected from Thimphu and Phuentsholing facility quarantine during the week. The cases were put into isolation. There was no recovered case during the week (viral clearance after two consecutive PCR assay within 24… [Read more]

This was posted on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 By in Report , .

Weekly COVID-19 Integrated FluView: Week 11, 2021

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza-like illness (ILI) has slightly increased compared to the previous epidemiological week. One new positive COVID-19 was detected from Phuentsholing facility quarantine during the week. The case was put into isolation. Meanwhile, 1 case was declared as recovered in the same week (viral clearance after two consecutive PCR assay… [Read more]

This was posted on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 By in Report , .

Weekly COVID-19 Integrated FluView: Week 10, 2021

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza-like illness (ILI) has increased compared to the previous epidemiological week. A total of 8,465 samples were tested for COVID-19 and there was no new positive SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) detected during the week. The percentage visits of CLI  and ILI for the week was  2.5 % (137/5511) and 5.3 %… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 By in Report , .

Annual Drinking Water Quality Surveillance Report 2019

This annual Drinking Water Quality Report includes details on the Physical, Chemical and Microbiological parameters of the drinking water supplied to the communities in urban and rural areas in the year 2019. Annual Drinking Water Quality Surveillance Report 2019

This was posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 By in Report .

Annual Drinking Water Quality Surveillance Report 2018

This annual Drinking Water Quality Report includes details on the Physical, Chemical and Microbiological parameters of the drinking water supplied to the communities in urban and rural areas in the year 2018. Annual Drinking Water Quality Surveillance Report 2018

This was posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 By in Report .

RCDC Quarterly Bulletin, Volume 24, October – December, 2020

Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) is pleased to launch its Fourth Quarterly Surveillance Bulletin for 2020. The aim of the bulletin is to provide insight and regular update on various disease surveillance conducted by Royal Centre for Disease Control to policymakers in the Ministry of Health, health professionals and relevant stakeholders. The current bulletin… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 By in Bulletin .

Weekly COVID-19 Integrated FluView: Week 9, 2021

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza-like illness (ILI) has increased slightly compared to the previous epidemiological week. One new positive COVID-19 was detected from Thimphu facility quarantine during the week. The case was put into isolation. Meanwhile, 1 case was declared as recovered in the same week (viral clearance after two consecutive PCR assay… [Read more]

This was posted on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 By in Report , .

Weekly COVID-19 Integrated FluView: Week 8, 2021

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza-like illness (ILI) has decreased compared to the previous epidemiological week. One new positive COVID-19 was detected from Thimphu facility quarantine during the week. The cases were put into isolation. Meanwhile, 3 cases were declared as recovered in the same week (viral clearance after two consecutive PCR assay within… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 By in Report , .