Vaccination of target group at 94 percent in Selenge aimag

2021-05-17 17:25:34

On May 14, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with the current situation at the Altanbulag border checkpoint as well as the vaccination works being carried out at the General Hospital of Selenge aimag. 


Currently operating continuously for 24 hours, Altanbulag border checkpoint conducts inspections and allows the entry of 1,500-2,000 passengers and 500-700 vehicles per day. During the time of peak traffic in the summer, an average of 2,500-3,000 passengers and 800-1,000 vehicles are allowed entry.


Per the Government resolution on freight and vehicle movement made on February 17, freight vehicles carrying all types of goods and products are being allowed entry. However, foreign freight drivers are dropping off their trailers at the clearance and inspection zone for pickup by domestic freight forwarders.


In Selenge aimag, 94.2 percent of the target group have been involved in the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines, with 15,000 citizens fully vaccinated. Vaccinations are projected to be completed by June 10. This will be one of the deciding factors for the opening of borders and resumption of regular operations at border checkpoints. 


In the framework of countermeasures being taken against the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare sector has been financed with a total of MNT 1.6 billion so far. 

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