Mongolia reports first death related to COVID-19

Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-30 16:17:59|Editor: huaxia

ULAN BATOR, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia has reported its first death from COVID-19, according to the country's health ministry on Wednesday.

The patient was a 76-year-old woman who had been receiving medical treatment at the capital city Ulan Bator's Bayanzurkh District General Hospital, the ministry said in a statement.

"She had underlying health conditions such as chest muscle weakness, advanced respiratory and cardiovascular failure, high blood pressure, diabetes, and chronic hepatitis C. Her concomitant diagnosis was the COVID-19 infection," the ministry said in a statement.

The death is said to be the first related to COVID-19 in the country.

As of Wednesday, the Asian country has recorded 1,195 COVID-19 cases and 824 recoveries. Enditem