|COVID-19 pandemic in Mongolia|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Arrival date||10 March 2020 (2 years, 8 months and 5 days)|
On 10 March, Deputy Prime Minister Ölziisaikhany Enkhtüvshin announced that a French national arriving in Ulaanbaatar via a flight from Moscow was the first confirmed COVID-19 case in the country.
That same day, Onom Foundation protested that Mongolia only has 160 ventilators (1 per 20,000 compared to America's 1 per 2,000).
References[change | change source]
- Johns Hopkins CSSE. "Coronavirus COVID19 (2019-nCoV)" (ArcGIS). Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
- "Монголд ирсэн франц иргэнээс "COVID-19" илэрлээ". MONTSAME News Agency (in Mongolian). Retrieved 2020-03-10.
- "Mongolia confirms its first coronavirus case in French worker". Reuters. 10 March 2020.
- "The Government is about to make yet another MISTAKE by sending further charter flights". Gogo Mongolia.