On the afternoon of April 23, local time, Mongolian Government Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the State Emergency Committee Amur Saihan at a press conference to inform the decision of the same day’s government meeting, said that Mongolia has found the foreign import of mutated new coronavirus infection cases and local variants of new coronavirus infection cases. This is the first case of mutated new coronavirus infection to be detected in Mongolia.
It is reported that at present in Mongolia has found 5 cases of mutated new coronavirus infection, of which 3 cases are returning from Turkey, 2 cases are local citizens. Virus experts at the Mongolian Medical Laboratory have speculated that five people are likely to be infected with the Variant coronavirus found in the UK.
In response to a reporter’s question at a press conference, Bart Tur, director of Mongolia’s National Center for Infectious Diseases Research, said that three cases of foreign imported mutated new coronavirus infection had been hospitalized at the National Center for Infectious Diseases research after being diagnosed with coronavirus after being detected by nucleic acid when they entered Mongolia from Turkey 10 days ago. In addition, although two cases of local mutated new coronavirus infection have been detected in nucleic acid testing of local social personnel, he believes that there is no evidence that the mutated new coronavirus has spread widely in Mongolian society.