108 new COVID-19 cases detected, total reaches 3,336

2021-03-08 11:24:34

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health today on March 8, it was reported that 108 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 13,269 people nationwide within the past 24 hours. This is the highest number of cases detected in a single day since the first domestic coronavirus transmission in the country.  


While three of the new cases were detected from citizens that were brought back on charter flights, the rest were locally-acquired infections.


In the past 24 hours, 49 people have been discharged from the hospital, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,588.


As of today, the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Mongolia now stands at 3,336, with 732 patients receiving treatment.