35 new cases of COVID-19 detected, total reaches 2,866

Ulaanbaatar
/MONTSAME/. The daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, February 27 reported that
a total of 35 new COVID-19 cases were detected in the past 24 hours. 


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33
of the newly-confirmed cases are locally-acquired infections and two are
passengers, who arrived on a charter flight from Istanbul.

 

Seven
out of the 33 local infections are close contacts of the positive cases
detected as a result of the Ulaanbaatar-wide ‘One Door-One Test’ testing
campaign that ran between February 11 and 22. The remaining are related to cluster
infections. 

 

As
of 9 AM, February 27, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in
Mongolia has reached 2,866, and 76 percent and 2,183 patients have already
recovered.

 

Today,
a total of 668 COVID-19 patients are being treated at the National Center for
Communicable Diseases, Central Military Hospital, and Khan-Uul District
Clinic.  

 

According
to the Health Ministry, 6,808 people of the priority group or health care workers
have received their first shot of AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus
as of today, February 27.


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