AKIPRESS.COM - The State Emergency Commission of Mongolia decided October 26 to extend the duration of the restriction imposed to all passengers, including Mongolian nationals, on the movement across the country’s all auto road, air and railroad border crossing points until the end of this year or December 31.
The heightened state of readiness regime will remain effective through December 31, 2020 to prevent COVID-19 spread.
As a measure to prevent from COVID-19 outbreak, Mongolia started gradually closing its borders to all passengers, including its own citizens, since early February this year. All people returning from abroad either on government-arranged chartered flights or through the border crossing checkpoints in an organized manner are being placed under a 21-day mandatory isolation at government-designated facilities, Montsame reports.
All 339 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mongolia are imported, no deaths were reported.