Mongolia to extend quarantine measures until 30 June www.news.mn
The National Emergency Commission decided on May 25 to extend the period of advanced emergency readiness until 30 June in order to prevent an imported wave of coronavirus. The decision will be discussed at Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. The quarantine measures were first announced on 27 January. This new extension of lockdown means, international flights in Ulaanbaatar will not be resuming until 1 July. The Health Ministry still rates the risks of local transmission in Mongolia as being high.
As of today, the country of three million has 141 confirmed cases of coronavirus; all of them are imported. Currently 1500 people remain in observation for symptoms of coronavirus after 4950 people have been discharged from isolation centres.