A police officer who was working at an isolation centre for quarantining people suspected with COVID-19 has died while on duty. The officer’s death occurred on 1 June. According to a source, lieutenant B.Bayanmunkh was transferred to the First Central Hospital at 11.00 a.m after feeling ill while serving on duty at the Corporate Hotel in Ulaanbaatar, which is being used as a quarantine centre. Later, he died of cardiac arrest while receiving treatment at the hospital. His autopsy reports have not been revealed; the case is being investigated internally by police specialists. B.Bayanmunkh was an expert in dog training at the United Training Center for Police and the Internal Police. His family will receive compensation from the National Police Agency for dying in the line of duty.
Over 6000 civil servants including police officers, doctors and officials from the Metropolitan Professional Inspection Department are on duty in order to prevent coronavirus infection in Ulaanbaatar.