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Mongolia reports 5 new COVID-19 cases

07 Jul 2020, 16:30 GMT+10

ULAN BATOR, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia reported five new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking its national count to 225, the country's National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said on Tuesday.

The new patients are Mongolian nationals who have recently returned home from Russia via Altanbulag border point, said Dulmaa Nyamkhuu, head of the NCCD, at a daily press conference.

Meanwhile, six more patients have recovered, raising the national tally to 194, he added.

All the confirmed cases in Mongolia were imported, mostly from Russia, according to the center.

No local transmissions or deaths have been reported in Mongolia so far.

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