Mongolia confirms 13 more Covid-19 cases


A health officer in a protective suit sprays disinfectant to a front door of a house at a residential compound, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. Mongolia has a total of 30 cases to date. - China Daily/ANN

ULAN BATOR: Mongolia on Tuesday (April 14) confirmed 13 new cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus), bringing the total in the country to 30.

"The NCCD tested 502 suspected cases of Covid-19 on Monday and 13 of them were positive," Dulmaa Nyamkhuu, head of the National Centre for Communicable Disease (NCCD), said at a press conference.

The 13 patients are Mongolian students who have recently been evacuated from Russia on buses via Altanbulag border point amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the NCCD.

They all are now at isolation wards in the NCCD in the country's capital city of Ulan Bator.

All the 30 confirmed cases are imported ones and five of them have recovered, said the NCCD.

A French national tested positive for the virus on March 10, becoming the first case in Mongolia. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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