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Mongolia adds 67 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

08 Mar 2021, 02:05 GMT+10

ULAN BATOR, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia reported 67 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its national tally to 3,228.

"A total of 21,626 tests for COVID-19 were conducted across Mongolia yesterday and 67 of them were positive," the National Center for Communicable Diseases said in a statement on Sunday.

Among the latest cases, 63 were detected in the capital Ulan Bator, the country's hardest hit region, and the remaining four were reported in the central province of Tuv, the center said.

Meanwhile, 58 more patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the nationwide tally to 2,539.

The Asian country has recorded six COVID-19-related deaths since it confirmed its first coronavirus case in March 2020.

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