Mongolia’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 261 after over 20 peacekeepers who were recently repatriated from Afghanistan tested COVID-19 positive. Mongolia has repatriated some 700 of its citizens from pandemic-hit countries since 2 July.
Separately, two Mongolian women were discharged from the National Centre for Communicative Disease after having fully recovered from coronavirus. A 20-year-old woman who returned from Russia has fully recovered after 48-days of treatment since being confirmed as having coronavirus on 29 May. Another 30-year-old woman who was repatriated from Kazakhstan has fully recovered from the coronavirus after 34 days of treatment. So far, 209 people have recovered from the disease; 53 patient with coronavirus remain under treatment.