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Mongolia's National Center for Communicable Disease on Thursday reported 13 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally to 161.
"A total of 517 tests for COVID-19 were conducted across Mongolia yesterday and 13 of them tested positive," the center's head Dulmaa Nyamkhuu said at a daily press conference.
The new patients are Mongolian nationals who have returned home from Russia amid the pandemic, said Nyamkhuu.
All the confirmed cases in Mongolia were imported, mostly from Russia. No local transmissions or deaths have been reported so far.
A total of 43 people, including four foreigners, have recovered.
A French national tested positive for the virus on March 10, becoming the first case in Mongolia. Enditem