Rural residents stuck in Ulaanbaatar to be returned from December 1

2020-11-26 19:13:00

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. A meeting of the Board of the Chairman of the State Emergency Commission has taken place today and discussed an interim regulation to organize the citizens’ movement from/to Ulaanbaatar.

During the ten days from December 1 to 11, passenger transport will be in service, taking rural residents stuck in the capital city to their home provinces and bringing citizens to the capital.  For five aimags, where the coronavirus outbreak has occurred, the measure will be organized from December 7.

As of today, about 100 thousand people, including over 85 thousand rural residents stuck in Ulaanbaatar and about 10 thousand people, who wish to come to Ulaanbaatar, have put forth their requests to the State Emergency Commission.

Students are among those returning to rural areas. The citizens leaving the city will be tested from November 29. Moreover, it is planned to open an additional 20 testing points in Ulaanbaatar and the citizens who want to leave the capital will be involved in free testing.

People who will leave for rural areas are obliged to isolate themselves for two weeks upon arrival at their homes.