Mongolia reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-12 13:50:02|Editor: huaxia

ULAN BATOR, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia has reported three new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking its total to 230, the country's National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said Sunday.

"A total of 377 tests for COVID-19 were conducted across the country yesterday and three of them were positive," the NCCD's head Dulmaa Nyamkhuu told a daily press conference.

The newly confirmed cases are Mongolian nationals who returned home from Russia via Altanbulag border point on July 6, said Nyamkhuu.

Meanwhile, two more patients have recovered, raising its national count to 202, he added.

All confirmed cases in Mongolia were imported, the NCCD said, and no local transmissions or deaths have been reported in the country so far. Enditem