As of today, (27 March), Mongolia has 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 208 people in isolation at the National Centre for Communicative Diseases. A French national who arrived in Mongolia on 2 March was diagnosed coronavirus positive on 10 March, becoming first case in the COVID-19 free country. After that, 10 Mongolian people have confirmed having coronavirus after having been evacuated from abroad. All the patients with coronavirus are in a stable condition.
The National Emergency Commission decided yesterday (26 March) to extend the quarantine period of suspected people to 21 days from 14 days.
The Health Ministry has prepared 5000 hospital beds; 10 percent of these arefor intensive care if coronavirus spread locally. In addition, the country will mobilize undergraduate students from medical universities and 1842 resident doctors when it’s needed. Currently, 11 medical staff are working on local railway trains for examining people’s health.