19 new imported COVID-19 cases detected, total jumps to 61

2020-05-14 13:35:27

19 new imported COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Mongolia, Director of the National Center of Communicable Diseases (NCCD) D.Nyamkhuu reports at today’s daily COVID-19 briefing of the Ministry of Health.

Specifically, an individual, who was put into compulsory quarantine at the NCCD upon arrival from Frankfurt on May 3 on a charter flight, tested positive for COVID-19 as a result of repeated testing.

Moreover, 18 Mongolian military students who arrived from Russia yesterday tested positive. By doing so, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Mongolia is now at 61, all are imported from abroad.

A total of 375 people were tested yesterday at two laboratories of the NCCD and NCCD branch in Darkhan-Uul aimag. 25 freight vehicle driver who crossed the Altanbulag border checkpoint tested negative.

132 people are currently being monitored at the NCCD and the people diagnosed with COVID-19 are in stable condition.

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