COVID-19: 2,263 new cases, 8 deaths reportedSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A single-day record of 2,263 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded from over 10 thousand tests processed nationwide in the past 24 hours.
1,650 of the new cases were detected in Ulaanbaatar city and 613 in rural areas. Specifically, 106 cases were newly confirmed in Orkhon aimag, 91 in Darkhan-Uul, 17 in Khuvsgul, 24 in Selenge, 7 in Bulgan, 72 in Khovd, 13 in Khentii, 34 in Tuv, 28 in Arkhangai, 32 in Dornod, 45 in Uvurkhangai, 97 in Gobi-Altai, 36 in Bayankhongor, 23 in Uvs, 8 in Bayan-Ulgii, 15 in Zavkhan, 8 in Gobisumber, and 22 in Sukhbaatar.
26.3 percent or over 500 of the new cases are children under the age of 17, 66 percent are people aged between 18 and 59, and 7.8 percent are people aged over 60.
78,347 COVID-19 cases have so far been recorded in the country. In the past 24 hours, 523 people were discharged from hospital, which takes the total number of recoveries to 57,025. 9,323 people are currently receiving hospital treatment for COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health also reported that 8 people died from COVID-19, which brings the COVID-19 death toll to 369.