11 new COVID-19 cases reported, total in Mongolia reaches 640

2020-11-23 12:01:11

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/.  At today’s pressing briefing by the Ministry of Health on the COVID-19 situation, Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa provided updates on the latest test results.

A total of 3,011 PCR tests have been done nationwide since November 22, and as a result, 11 new positive coronavirus cases have been detected in Ulaanbaatar. 

The new cases are all close contacts of COVID-19 patients, who had been confirmed to have the virus on November 21 and 22, and are taken in isolation under surveillance. 

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country have reached 640, and 53 percent or 340 patients of them have already recovered. 293 people are being treated at the NCCD. 

As 11 AM, November 23, the total number of COVID-19 domestic transmission cases in Mongolia have reached 204, 51 cases in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, 20 in Darkhan-Uul aimag, each 17 in Dornogobi and Orkhon aimags and 98 in Selenge aimag.