Mongolia reports 1 more COVID-19 case, 2 recoveries

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ULAN BATOR, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia on Friday reported one more COVID-19 case, bringing the nationwide tally to 141, according to the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD).

"A total of 403 tests for COVID-19 were conducted across Mongolia yesterday and one of them tested positive," the center's head Dulmaa Nyamkhuu said at a daily press conference.

The latest patient is one of 347 Mongolian nationals who returned from Russia on May 13, said Nyamkhuu.

In addition, two more patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 28, he added.

All the confirmed cases, including four foreigners, were imported, mostly from Russia. No local transmissions or deaths have been reported in the country so far.

A French national tested positive for the virus on March 10, becoming the first reported case in Mongolia. Enditem

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