Mongolia reports one new COVID-19 case

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-29 15:11:39|Editor: huaxia

ULAN BATOR, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia's National Center for Communicable Disease (NCCD) on Monday confirmed one new COVID-19 case, bringing the total to 220.

"A total of 196 tests for COVID-19 were conducted across Mongolia yesterday and one of them was positive," Dulmaa Nyamkhuu, head of the NCCD, said at a daily press conference.

The latest case is one of the over 170 Mongolian nationals who returned home from Kazakhstan on June 10, said Nyamkhuu.

All the 220 cases are imported ones, mostly from Russia, according to the NCCD. Among the confirmed cases, 175 patients have recovered so far.

A French national tested positive for the virus on March 10, becoming the first case in Mongolia. So far, no local transmissions or deaths have been reported in the country. Enditem