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Mongolia adds 32 new COVID-19 cases

03 Mar 2021, 16:18 GMT+10

ULAN BATOR, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia reported 32 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide tally to 3,032, said the country's health ministry on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, 30 more patients were discharged from hospitals in the country's capital Ulan Bator, the ministry said, adding that 78 percent of patients in the country have recovered from the disease.

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

The country launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign across the country last week, with the aim of vaccinating at least 60 percent of its 3.3 million people.

A total of 11,200 frontline workers have been vaccinated against the virus so far, according to the ministry.

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