ULAN BATOR, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia detected 108 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, its highest daily COVID-19 infections, raising its national tally to 3,336, the country's National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said on Monday.
Meanwhile, the death toll from the disease has risen to seven, the NCCD said in a statement.
Three of the latest confirmed cases were imported from abroad, and the remaining ones were locally transmitted. The capital city of Ulan Bator has been hit hardest by the COVID-19 outbreak, the center said.
Meanwhile, 49 more patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,588.
The country's health authorities have urged citizens to maintain good personal hygiene habits and keep social distance.