170 suspicious cases had been isolated and tested, no case of COVID-19 is registered in Mongolia

Translator E.Oyun-Erdene GoGo.mn

2020-02-20 17:26 GMT+8
Head of the surveillance department of NCCD A.Ambaselmaa

Ministry of Health organized a press conference today and provided with information:

Head of the surveillance department of NCCD A.Ambaselmaa reported “As of today, 170 suspicious cases had been isolated and tested, no case of COVID-19 is registered. Currently, 103 people are under observation in Zamiin-Uud province and 1 person is isolated, and 12 people are isolated in Gashuunsukhait.

On February 19, 2020, 1 person is isolated in Zavkhan province. Also, 1 student who studies in Tianjin city, China is isolated in National center for communicable diseases. 103 people in Zamiin-Uud are in hotel and under observation. Suspicious people will be isolated for 14 days.”

According to assessment made by 20 professional organizations, the spread rate will be high if the virus case is registered in Mongolia. WHO warned to be careful however Wuhan city situation is being stabilized.

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