COVID-19 cases in Mongolia reach 161

2020-05-28 14:56:44

According to the National Center for Communicable Diseases, 13 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed as a result of tests taken from 517 people yesterday.

The novel coronavirus was detected in a student, who arrived by a Moscow-Ulaanbaatar charter flight on May 26, as a result of his repeated testing, as well as in 12 out of 340, who returned on May 26 from Russia through Altanbulag border checkpoint. Ten of them are students.

By doing so, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Mongolia has reached 161, of whom 43 have recovered.

On May 26 and 27, a total of 570 Mongolians, mostly students, returned to Mongolia across the Altanbulag vehicle crossing border checkpoint in Selenge aimag. They were directly brought to Ulaanbaatar city on a charter train to be placed under 21-day mandatory isolation.