1,171 new coronavirus cases detected, death toll increases by 9Society
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, April 28, by the Ministry of Health, reported that 1,171 new coronavirus cases were detected in the past 24 hours across the country.
In specific, 1,092 new cases were confirmed in Ulaanbaatar city, one was hospital-acquired case, six cases are imported cases from abroad, and 72 cases were detected in rural regions, including Zavkhan, Darkhan-Uul, Orkhon, Arkhangai, Bulgan, Dornod, Sukhbaatar, Khuvsgul, Khovd, Selenge and Tuv aimags. As a result, the nationwide infection tally is now 33,608, with the cases registered in the capital city grown to 29,308.
In the last 24 hours, 490 coronavirus patients were recovered, making the number of COVID-19 recoveries 18,033. As of April 28, a total of 4,703 coronavirus patients are being treated at hospitals in Ulaanbaatar city and the rural aimags. Among them, 103 patients’ health are in serious conditions, reports the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD), the primary healthcare organization in the country responding to the pandemic. Another 3,380 patients who are experiencing a mild disease are being treated at home while taking home isolation precautions.
NCCD also reported nine new COVID-19 related deaths, raising the country's death toll to 97. The casualties are COVID-19 patients aged between 47 and 87 years old, who were being treated at NCCD in Ulaanbaatar city.