Strict-lockdown extended by 10 days in capital city and two aimags

2020-11-29 22:30:19

At its irregular meeting held today at 5 pm, the Cabinet made a decision to extend the period of strict-lockdown in Ulaanbaatar city, Arkhangai and Selenge aimags, where the spread of COVID-19 still exists, by 10 days, until December 11.  

However, 18 types of businesses and services are allowed to run their operations, after being registered and getting QR code. Manufacturing or processing businesses such as printing houses, packaging, wood processing and construction material plants,  and distribution services, e-trading as well as banking businesses are added to the  previously permitted businesses which include food stores and supermarkets, food manufacturers, food distribution, gas stations, fuel suppliers, public toilets, disinfection and sterilization places, livestock fodder suppliers, hospitals, courts and prosecution offices, pharmacies, power stations, communications and media, special services, state-owned organizations of particular and strategic importance, and funeral services.  

As for the aimags which took the spread of the virus under control, such as Orkhon, Gobisumber, Dornogobi and Darkhan-Uul and other non-infected aimags, the strict-lockdown have been lowered by one stage or to the heightened state of readiness for disaster protection . Businesses and other activities except public events, school and kindergarten and entertainment activities, in those aimags will be able to be carried normally under high infection control.