One new COVID-19 case reported in Mongolia, total reaches 340

2020-10-27 13:28:59

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At today’s press briefing of the Ministry of Health of Mongolia, it has been reported that one new imported case of COVID-19 has been detected.

A citizen diagnosed with the virus was among 70 citizens who had been repatriated from Russia through Altanbulag border checkpoint on October 22.

To date, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Mongolia has reached 340, with 312 recoveries. Currently, 28 patients are undergoing treatment at the National Center for Communicable Diseases, of which 20 of them are in mild and 8 are in serious health conditions.

All 340 cases are ‘imported’ or detected from people who returned from abroad and were put under mandatory isolation upon arrival.