Bhutanese communities in Australia have reported one case of COVID 19 and no death as of 6 April. The individual with this infection in Melbourne, Victoria has recovered after self-isolation for two weeks as mandated by the local government.
Khagen Acharya in Melton, Victoria informed BNN that Bhutanese community there has no reported cases of COVID 19 so far.
Dr Om Dhungel in Syndey said there has been no cases among the Bhutanese in Sydney despite the fact that many community members are working in health sector. ‘It is our pride that our community is contributing in this health crisis, he said.
Tejman Magar of Cairns informed BNN that there has been no reported cases of COVID 19 among the Bhutanese community in Cairns.
President of Bhutanese Australian Association of South Australia (BAASA) Lal Rai said no community members have reported COVID 19 infection in Adelaide.
There are few job losses reported in Melbourne and Adelaide.
Indira Bhandari informed BNN that there has been no reported case of COVID in New Zealand so far.