PM U.Khurelsukh obliges to cancel flights between Mongolia and Japan

2020-02-25 18:48:57

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh today obliged Head of the State Emergency Commission and Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin, Minister of Road and Transport Development and Minister of Health to cancel flights being conducted between Mongolia and Japan and to immediately take other measures within the framework of prevention of COVID-19 infection.  According to it, the State Emergency Commission will convene tomorrow, February 26 and make a specific decision.

According to the latest information, 160 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection have been recorded in Japan and one infected patient has died. 

In connection with rapid spread of COVID-19 infection in the Republic of Korea, the State Emergency Commission made a decision at its regular meeting held yesterday, on February 24, to suspend flights to and from the Republic of Korea until March 2.