COVID-19: Total confirmed cases in Mongolia reach 1006
Today, Mongolia has reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 after testing 12,357 people nationwide within the past 24 hours. The cases were all related to Bayanzurkh hospital infection.
A.Ambaselmaa, a Head of the Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD), said “There have been 75 confirmed cases from Bayanzurkh hospital infection. Contact tracing and surveillance works are underway in the capital city. Since yesterday, 113 new contacts have been identified. In total, 1249 people, who were in close contact with the above 75 cases, have been identified, and 240 people were re-tested, and testing for others is running.”
Today, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mongolia has reached 1006, with 541 recoveries.
No new infections were recorded in Selenge, Darkhan-Uul, Orkhon, Dornogobi, Gobisumber, and Arkhangai provinces.