Mongolian doctors have successfully treated two more patients with COVID-19, bringing the number of recoveries to 26, reported D.Nyamhuu, Director of the National Centre for Communicable Diseases (NCCD).
Earlier today (19 May), Mongolia evacuated 158 its nationals from New Delhi, city of India; among them were seven people with cancer, who had undergone liver transplants and spine surgeries. The seven critical patients were tested negative for coronavirus by rapid testing; four of them were quarantined at the First Central Hospital and two at the NCCD. Other passengers from the MIAT chartered flights have been quarantined in hotels.
In addition, 11 Mongolians who had been stuck in Vietnam have returned home aboard the charter flight from India. The plane refueled in Vietnam.