461 people under medical supervision

2020-03-04 17:47:29

As of today, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mongolia, reports the Ministry of Health. The Ministry holds a press conference every morning at 11 a.m and according to Head of the Department of Medical Assistance at the Ministry Ya.Buyanjargal, 461 people out of 840-suspected cases since January 9 are currently under medical supervision. "Yesterday, three more citizens, who returned by flight in route Moscow-Ulaanbaatar, have been isolated at the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD). An advisory team from the World Health Organization is working at health organizations such as NCCD and the State Central Second Hospital, providing methodological advice and information. A team that will be sent to the Russian Federation to exchange experiences and put a proposal on receiving diagnostic kits and medical equipment from the country has ensured its preparation. The Deputy Minister of Health will head the team, ” she said. Ms. Buyanjargal added that officials are working to define the number of pregnant mothers, mothers who have children aged between 0-5 and citizens who permanently use pills to prepare separate recommendations targeted to them. A freight sent by the WHO will land Mongolia tomorrow. Donation being provided to health organizations by citizens and entities continues. Today, on March 4, Social-Democracy-Mongolian Women’s Association has donated 30 thousand pieces of hand-made facemasks while dozens of companies and individuals such as Mongolian Association of Soum’s Medical Professionals, New Faberlic LLC and Tuvshin-Enerel medical company have given donations.