Mongolia registers 1,309 new COVID-19 cases

2021-07-22 06:05:48 GMT2021-07-22 14:05:48(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

ULAN BATOR, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia on Thursday reported 1,309 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, pushing the national tally to 152,539, the country's health ministry said.

Meanwhile, six more deaths and 2,997 recoveries were reported in the past day, bringing the national counts to 782 and 144,245, respectively.

The Asian country launched a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign in late February, aiming to cover at least 60 percent of its population of 3.3 million.

Nearly 58 percent of residents have been fully vaccinated. Enditem