Mongolia confirms 37 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-14 19:20:10|Editor: huaxia

ULAN BATOR, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia's National Center for Communicable Disease (NCCD) on Thursday announced 37 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of infections in the country to 98.

The latest cases are Mongolian nationals who returned home from Russia on Wednesday, Dulmaa Nyamkhuu, head of the NCCD, said during a news conference on Thursday afternoon.

All 98 cases in Mongolia are imported, including four non-nationals.

Among the confirmed cases, 15 patients, including the four foreign nationals, have recovered so far.

A French national tested positive for the virus on March 10, becoming the first confirmed case in Mongolia. Enditem