In Mongolia, over the past 24 hours, 1,063 cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) were detected, CentralAsia (MNG) reports, citing the country’s Ministry of Health.
In particular, 283 cases were detected in Ulan Bator, 780 in the regions, the official statement says.
Due to a dangerous infection in the East Asian country, 3 people died per day.
The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in Mongolia increased to 166,210, deaths to 823.
During the day, 1,957 residents of the country recovered from the coronavirus, from the beginning of the pandemic – 168,844.
At the same time, the ministry said that 1,983,005 people were fully vaccinated against a new type of coronavirus in Mongolia. The day before, 14,306 people were vaccinated.
To date, 2,177,142 people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the country.
Thus, 67 percent of the population received the first dose, and 61 percent received the second dose.
As of August 2, 4,161,918 doses of vaccines have been used in the country.
The coronavirus pandemic began with the detection of the first cases of pneumonia of unknown origin in the city of Wuhan in the Hubei province of central China at the end of December 2019.
On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of unknown pneumonia.
On January 30, WHO recognized the outbreak of the novel coronavirus as a public health emergency of international concern.
On February 11, 2020, the disease was named the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
On March 11, 2020, WHO announced that the outbreak had become a pandemic.
The Anadolu Agency’s website publishes in a shortened form . .(HAS).