Weekly COVID-19 Integrated FluView: Week 43, 2020

This was posted on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 By in Report ,

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) or influenza-like illness (ILI) has slightly decreased compared to the previous week. A total of 15 positive COVID-19 cases were detected during week 43, of which 13 cases were from the Phuentsholing cluster and 2 cases from Thimphu facility quarantine. The cases were put into isolation. Meanwhile, 6 cases were declared as recovered in the same week (viral clearance after two consecutive PCR assay within 24 hours). The mostly affected age group for COVID-19 was among 30-64 years (67%). No COVID-19 or SARI/ILI associated mortality was reported for the week. COVIDFluView week-43