17th imported Covid-19 case recorded in Mongolia

2020-04-13 15:57:05

At today’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health, Director of the National Center of Communicable Diseases (NCCD) D.Nyamkhuu reported that one of the 20 people who were quarantined at NCCD on April 12, after evacuation from Russia, tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Mongolia to 17. Specifically, a total of 232 citizens were screened for Covid-19 on April 12 and one of them was detected to have been infected with coronavirus while the remaining 231 tested negative. The NCCD Director informed that 13 of the infected are undergoing treatment at NCCD as four patients were discharged after full recovery. “The first two recovered patients tested negative for Covid-19 two times during their 14-day stay at a quarantine facility prior to their discharge. They will be further monitored in mandatory 14-day home quarantine” As of today, 225 people are under quarantine at NCCD.