Https, May 23 -- Two more Bhutanese have tested positive to Covid-19 taking the total number of positive cases to 23 as of yesterday.

The two women, aged 28 and 30, who arrived in the country from the Middle East on May 11 tested positive while in the quarantine centre in Thimphu.

The fourth Bhutanese who tested positive for Covid-19 on March 28 was discharged on May 20 following the completion of two-week de-isolation period. She now joins the five others who are declared as recovered.

With six people under de-isolation in a hotel, there are 11 patients in the isolation ward at the national referral hospital.

Health Minister Dechen Wangmo during a press briefing yesterday said that while many positive cases have recovered from the di...