Record number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed, total surges to 98

2020-05-14 18:58:34

Covid-19 test results of the Mongolian military students who arrived from Russia on May 13, yesterday, have all come out, and 55 of them were resulted positive for the virus, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases in Mongolia to 98.

18 new cases were announced at this morning’s daily briefing of the Ministry of Health. Later today, at around 4 PM, Director of the National Center of Communicable Diseases (NCCD) D.Nyamkhuu reported another 37 new cases.

Of the total 98 cases that have been recorded in Mongolia thus far, 15 have recovered and 83 are currently receiving medical treatment at NCCD.

All Covid-19 cases in Mongolia are detected in returnees from abroad, who were placed under immediate and mandatory isolation upon their arrival in the country, except the first patient in Mongolia, who has already recovered.