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BMHC yet to give concrete findings on death of patient with COVID-19

Phurpa Wangmo In a case involving the death of a 34-year-old COVID-19 patient it is investigating since January, Bhutan Medical and Health Council (BMHC) is yet to provide any concrete findings. The death of the 34-year-old patient, Sostika Gurung, the family members alleged that she did not receive proper healthcare services and that it was a preventable death, and many …

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34-year-old woman succumbs to COVID-19, Bhutan records fourth death

Puran Gurung In the early hours of January 28, a 34-year-old woman hospitalized at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) for COVID-19 passed away. This is the fourth death in the country so far with over 4,430 individuals contracting the virus since the detection of the virus since March 5, 2020 in the country. According to the Ministry …

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