Mongolia’s healthy ministry reported 163 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, taking the national tally to 988,054.
No new related deaths were recorded since March, 2022, leaving the death toll unchanged at 2,179.
Last week, Mongolia reported the first case of new COVID-19 variant BF7-1, that has enhanced immunity evasion ability in comparison to its parental strain.
Mongolia is among countries that have highest vaccination rate against covid-19.
With high vaccination coverage and declining daily infections, life in Mongolia has essentially returned to normal. The country has resumed in-person classes for all educational institutions and fully opened its borders to foreign tourists in March, 2022.