Seven cases of COVID-19 detected in Ulaanbaatar and SelengeSociety
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health today, updates on the latest coronavirus tests results carried out within the past 24 hours have been provided.
According to a Head of Surveillance Department of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) A.Ambaselmaa, the coronavirus was detected in seven people after testing 10308 people in total.
Two new cases were recorded in Ulaanbaatar city and five -- in Selenge aimag. “The two cases in Ulaanbaatar are the people who were in isolation as they are close contacts of the previous cases. As of today, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ulaanbaatar has reached 77. The confirmed five cases in Selenge aimag were also close contacts to previous cases,” stressed Ms. Ambaselmaa.
Therefore, total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mongolia are now 791, with 348 local transmission cases and 354 recoveries. 428 people are undergoing the treatment at the NCCD, of whom six are in very critical and four in critical and 76 in moderate and 342 in mild health conditions.