Mongolia’s government has extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks until 1 December on Sunday. According to the report of the news agency Xinhua, Mongolia implemented a national lockdown from 6 am on Thursday after the first local dissemination case in the country came to light. The Covid positive patient is the wife of a 29-year-old infected Mongolian transport driver.
On November 6, four days after leaving the 21-day mandatory isolation, the driver returned home from Russia via the Altanbulag border point, and after coming here, he came back for a test.
The country’s Deputy Prime Minister Yangu Sodbaatar said in the press conference that the lockdown has been extended to identify all the people who came in contact with the person who was a Kovid positive.
As of Sunday, 428 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in the Asian country, of which around 20 are domestic aired cases.