The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged leaders to push back against daunting new COVID surges through increased vaccination efforts and public health measures, warning that with the Delta variant quickly becoming the dominant strain in many countries ‘we are in a very dangerous period of the pandemic’.
According to Mongolian health officials, five people who are currently in quarantine centres have been confirmed as having been infected with the Covid-19 Delta variant.
Separately, today (5 July), Mongolia confirmed 1551 cases of coronavirus; bringing the total number to 126811; in all, 76 percent of them are from Ulaanbaatar.
Unfortunately, 12 people aged between 42 and 86 have died of Covid-19, bringing Mongolia’s total death toll to 629.
Currently, 14046 people infected with Covid-19 are being treated in hospitals; 241 of them are in critical condition. Furthermore, 24958 people with light symptoms of coronavirus are treating themselves at home under the supervision of doctors.