36 PCR laboratories responding to COVID-19 nationwideSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As reported by the Ministry of Health, there are a total of 36 PCR laboratories operating nationwide and more than 10 of them are installed at state hospitals.
As recommended by the World Health Organization, COVID-19 cases are confirmed by positive result from PCR test.
Since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Mongolia, the number of PCR laboratories at the National Center for Communicable Diseases has been doubled, and gradually increased to 36, all of which are working at full capacity as of today.
Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan told that the PCR laboratories in Mongolia will be expanded through public-private partnership, should the necessity arises.
Furthermore, there are 18 places are providing voluntary COVID-19 testing in Ulaanbaatar.