Earlier today (6 April), Mongolia reported its 15th cases of COVID-19 after another Turkish national was confirmed having the coronavirus infection. According to officials, the Turkish national has not displayed any symptoms but tested positive. Subsequently, 12 people who had direct contact with the new Turk are under observation and are being tested.
The 15th case has had close contact with two Turkish patients who were confirmed with the coronavirus infection on 1 April. The two people are family members of employees at the Turkish Embassy in Mongolia and arrived in Ulaanbaatar on 28 March on a chartered flight provided by the South Korean Government. They have been isolated for prevention and observation of the coronavirus infection since they arrived in Mongolia.
Currently, a total of 2075 people have been put in isolation; among them – a 21-month-old baby with a fever.
On 31 March, two Mongolian women were discharged from hospital after having fully recovered from coronavirus. The two, who are in their 60s will have to self-isolate at their homes for 14 days.
The French national, who became the first confirmed COVID-19 patient in Mongolia, and the original remaining patients are now in a stable condition, reported the National Centre for Communicative Diseases.