Lock-down of 3 days in a school after getting corona a student’s body
More than a year and a half after the onset of the global Corona epidemic, the country’s administration has taken a tough line after a schoolboy was diagnosed with the virus in Bhutan.
The Bhutanese capital, Thimphu, has been locked down after coronavirus was detected in the body of an eight-year-old boy.
The lock-down, which began at 6pm on Saturday (June 12), will continue for the next 72 hours.
Earlier in the day, a student of Druk School in Thimphu was diagnosed with coronavirus.
The country’s health ministry hastily announced a lock-down in the city.
According to media reports, the coronavirus was detected in the body of the student in the rapid antigen test.
Although the report came negative in RT-PCR test.
The student will be tested again in the next 48 hours.
In addition, during this 72-hour lock-down, it has been decided to test everyone’s corona across Thimphu.
According to the BBS, Bhutan’s national news agency, a school in Thimphu was conducting a routine rapid antigen test.
In that test, the corona virus was detected in the body of one student.
The government immediately decided to issue a lock-down in the capital city.
All entrances to Thimphu have been closed due to the announced lock-down.
“Today we are facing another reality,” Prime Minister Lotte Shering told the nation.
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Source: East Majo