All flights to and from Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan to be halted
Today, the State Emergency Commission decided to suspend all scheduled flights to and from Moscow, Istanbul, and Nur-Sultan from March 11 to March 28.
All shops in Ulaanbaatar except grocery stores shut down until March 16
In connection with the confirmed imported case of the novel coronavirus or Covid-19 in Mongolia, the Emergency Commission of Ulaanbaatar city decided to shut down following service centers and shops in the capital city until March 16, Monday.
Imported COVID-19 case detected in Mongolia
Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia and Head of the State Emergency Commission U.Enkhtuvshin highlighted that the first case of the COVID-19 infection has been recorded in Mongolia.
Meeting held to discuss economic difficulties caused by COVID-19 spread
Due to the state, some entities are facing economic difficulties. In regard with the current condition, Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar held a meeting with some ministers, chairpersons of standing committees
UNFAO implements early action emergency project for herders
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Mongolia (UNFAO) implemented “Early Action to protect the key livestock-related assets of vulnerable herder households in areas at very high dzud risk” SFER/GLO/005/MUL BABY09 project.
461 people under medical supervision
Department of Medical Assistance at the Ministry Ya.Buyanjargal, 461 people out of 840-suspected cases since January 9 are currently under medical supervision.
Suspension of international and intercity traffic movement to be lifted tomorrow
At the meeting, it was decided to lift the suspension of traffic movements between Ulaanbaatar and 21 aimags on March 3 at 6 a.m.
Mongolia donates 30 thousand sheep to China to help with coronavirus
At the outset, President Battulga extended condolences to the people of China over their loss and hardships caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19).
President of Mongolia to pay a visit to the People’s Republic of China
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga will pay a visit to the People’s Republic of China on February 27, 2020.
Prime Minister examines preparedness of hospitals
On February 17, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh visited some hospitals to examine their preparedness and readiness against spread of novel coronavirus.
UNFPA delivers sanitary and hygiene kits to Bayan-Ulgii aimag
Kaori Ishikawa, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Head of Office in Mongolia worked in Bayan-Ulgii aimag on February 14.
Ambassador of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui
The Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) launched a donation campaign, calling for its members to render assistance to the People’s Republic of China to combat with the novel coronavirus infection.
500 coronavirus detection kits to arrive in Mongolia tomorrow
The Ministry of Health held a press briefing today, February 7, on the latest situation surrounding the novel coronavirus outbreak.
GeneXpert apparatus presented to hospitals
Within the framework of a project ‘Expansion of mobile technology use in primary healthcare services’, GeneXpert apparatus have been presented to general hospitals, diagnostic and treatment centers of Uvs, Zavkhan, Sukhbaatar and Umnugobi aimags and health centers of Songinokhairkhan and Bayangol districts of the capital city.