COVID-19 infections declined by about 70 percent

2021-12-03 13:28:25

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. The number of COVID-19 cases in Mongolia has decreased by about 70 percent in November, compared to September and October.

Secretary of the Council of Experts under the State Emergency Commission O.Batbayar said at a press conference of the Ministry of Health today, “22 percent of the total population or 37 percent of the target population have been vaccinated. As a result, the number of cases has decreased by about 70 percent.”

Compared to its peak period, the number of patients being treated at home has dropped from 66 thousand to 10 thousand, patients receiving hospital treatments from 22.5 thousand to 5 thousand while patients in very critical conditions decreased from 400 to 111. In addition, the number of COVID-19 related deaths has declined by 4.5 times compared to the weekly average in the height of the pandemic.