COVID-19: 24 new cases reported, total reaches 784

2020-11-29 14:52:46

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 24 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Mongolia after 9513 tests performed nationwide yesterday, November 28.


Specifically, 5 cases were recorded in Ulaanbaatar, 7 in Selenge aimag, 9 in Darkhan-Uul aimag, and 2 in Arkhangai aimag. No new infection has been recorded in Orkhon, Dornogobi and Gobisumber aimags. Also, a freight truck driver who entered Mongolia on November 16 tested positive for the virus.

As of today, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mongolia has reached 784, of which 383 are local transmission cases. So far, 411 patients have made recovery.

Currently, 421 people who have diagnosed with the virus are receiving treatment at the National Center for Communicable Diseases and Central Military Hospital.

It was underlined during today's press briefing of the Ministry of Health that the newly confirmed local transmission cases are all either close or indirect contacts of previously confirmed positive cases.