COVID-19: 2,231 new cases, 12 deaths reported

2021-06-22 12:30:11

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In Mongolia, 2,231 new cases of COVID-19 were detected from 11,765 tests performed nationwide in the past 24 hours, thus the country’s infection tally has reached 98,050. 

According to the Ministry of Health, the majority of the confirmed cases are among young people aged 30-40.  

1289 of the new cases were recorded in Ulaanbaatar city, 934 in aimags as well as eight hospital-acquired infections. Specifically, 14 cases were recorded in Bayan-Ulgii, 85 in Bayankhongor, 59 in Bulgan, 42 in Gobi-Altai, 11 in Gobisumber, 57 in Darkhan-Uul, 51 in Dornod, 57 in Dundgobi, 76 in Zavkhan, 54 in Orkhon, 48 in Uvurkhangai, 34 in Sukhbaatar, 43 in Selenge, 157 in Tuv, 32 in Uvs, 25 in Khovd, 85 in Khuvsgul, and 53 in Khentii. 

In the past 24 hours, 886 people were recovered, which takes the total number of recoveries to 64,354. Currently, 12,415 people are receiving hospital treatment for COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health also reported that 12 people died from COVID-19, which brings the COVID-19 death toll to 459.