COVID-19 pandemic in Mongolia

COVID-19 pandemic in Mongolia
COVID-19 pandemic cases in Mongolia.svg
COVID-19 pandemic community cases in Mongolia (as of 09/05/2021):
  Confirmed 1~9
  Confirmed 10~99
  Confirmed 100~999
  Confirmed 1000~9,999
  Confirmed 10,000+
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationMongolia
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseDornogovi
Arrival date10 March 2020 (1 year, 7 months and 14 days)
Confirmed cases312,376 [1]
Recovered394,053 [1]
Deaths
1,274 [1]
Government website
https://covid19.mohs.mn/

The COVID-19 pandemic in Mongolia is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Mongolia when its first case was confirmed in a French man who traveled from Moscow to Dornogovi on 10 March 2020.[2]

Mongolia is the third most affected country in East Asia, after Japan and South Korea. As of the end of September 2021, there are 304,084 cases and 1,277 deaths in the country.[1]

On 20 June 2021, Mongolia overtook China in terms of the number of COVID-19 cases, becoming the third most affected country in East Asia. Three days later, on 23 June, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country crossed the 100,000-mark. On 26 August, the number of COVID-19 cases in Mongolia crossed the 200,000-mark. More than a month later, on 29 September, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country crossed the 300,000-mark.

  1. ^ a b c d "Нөхцөл байдлын мэдээ". covid19.mohs.mn (in Mongolian). Archived from the original on 9 January 2021. Retrieved 1 September 2021. }}
  2. ^ "Монголд ирсэн франц иргэнээс "COVID-19" илэрлээ". MONTSAME News Agency (in Mongolian). Archived from the original on 23 March 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2020.

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