Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The State Emergency Commission convened a meeting on the evening of April 21, concerning the newest COVID-19 case in Mongolia, which was announced today to have detected in a driver of freight vehicle, who had traveled to Europe via Russia before arriving in Mongolia on April 18. When tested positive for the coronavirus, the patient was staying under precautionary and mandatory isolation in Selenge aimag and was brought to Ulaanbaatar today.
T.Badral, head of the Emergency Management Agency just recently announced that the Commission made a decision to suspend movements of vehicles and passenger trains into and out of Ulaanbaatar city and Darkhan-Uul and Selenge aimags starting at 09 PM, April 21, Tuesday until 06 AM, April 25, Saturday to prevent transmission of the COVID-19.
Detailed regulations on the suspension of the traffic movement will be issued.