Tue, 22 Jun 2021

ULAN BATOR, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia reported 533 new local cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing its national tally to 49,175, the country's health ministry said Monday.

Meanwhile, seven more fatalities and 1,065 more recoveries were reported, bringing the death toll to 226 and the total number of recoveries to 41,844, the ministry said in a statement.

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

So far, more than 1,778,600 Mongolians have received their first dose and over 643,600 have got both jabs.

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