Today (4 May), Mongolia’s total tally of Covid-19 cases reached 40396. This was after 1015 new cases of infection were reported in the last 24 hours. Most of new cases reported in Mongolia were locally transmitted, however, 16 Indians who arrived in Ulaanbaatar by a Government chartered flight on 26 April were confirmed as having coronavirus. The Indian engineers are expected to work on Mongolia’s first oil refinery which is under construction in Dornogobi Province. Therefore, 16 Indians are now under quarantines in the province.
Separately, seven people died of coronavirus in Mongolia; this brings the total death toll to 126.