Filter for Mongolia Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-06-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
22 June), libraries and museums reopened in Ulaanbaatar at the order of Mayor S.Amarsaikhan.
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2020-06-22 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
the sale of alcohol as well as public events are being banned by decree of the mayor of Ulaanbaatar. The ban will last for three days from 22-23 June. During the liquor ban, individuals will not be allowed to sell or serve strong drinks anywhere in the capital.
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2020-06-19 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
National Emergency Commission of Mongolia has extended quarantine measures until 30 June.
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2020-06-04 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Mobile app helps children prevent COVID-19
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2020-05-29 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Mongolians in isolation cannot vote in parliamentary election
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2020-05-27 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Mongolian Cabinet approved extending the period of advanced emergency readiness until 30 June in order to prevent an imported wave of coronavirus
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2020-05-25 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Mongolia to extend quarantine measures until 30 June
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2020-05-22 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
1600 vulnerable children in rural areas to receive nutrition, education and health kits
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2020-05-22 In Public health measures: Testing policy
all participants of cultural and sporting events during the Naadam Festival must be tested for COVID-19
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2020-05-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Mongolian Cabinet approved a housing project for state employees who are leading the fight against COVID-19
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2020-05-18 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
The trains of Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC have been thoroughly sanitized both inside and out. Currently, 15 doctors; one for each train are checking body temperatures of passengers every 2 hours as a cautionary measure against the infection. According to officials, the train doctors conduct medical check-ups averaging 2400 passengers every 24 hours.
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2020-05-18 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Mongolia’s international passenger train services to Russian and China have been suspended until 31 May under the decision of the National Emergency Commission in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But, domestic trains in Mongolia travelling to 15 destinations are running normally.
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2020-05-06 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Mongolian Cabinet decided to open education centres providing courses until 1 September under strict measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
The Mongolian National Emergency Management Agency will hold special training for preparation and readiness of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Chingeltei District of Ulaanbaatar. The training will take place on 6-8 May. During training period, over 200,000 residents in Chingeltei District, which is located in the centre of the capital, will be confined to their homes and transportation will be halted between 8.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Mongolia launches health app for its nationals in foreign countries
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2020-05-04 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
bars and nightclubs reclosed
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2020-04-30 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
places serving alcoholic drinks reopened on April 30 – however, on condition that the clientele observe 1 – 1.5-meter social distancing and wear masks.
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
approved the Law on Pandemic Preparedness and Response in answer to the economic and social impact of coronavirus as well as the growing threat of an outbreak of infectious diseases in the future.
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Mongolia extends period of advanced emergency readiness till 1 June
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2020-04-28 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
All flights to Mongolia suspended till the end of May
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2020-04-23 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Mongolia has established two new laboratories; one in Khovd, which is located in the far west of Mongolian province and, at the other end of the country, in Dornod Province for testing of long-distance truck drivers and for detecting coronavirus earlier.
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2020-04-20 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
almost all companies in Mongolia, including those experiencing even a slight decline or decrease of 1 MNT in their revenue, are free from paying social insurance contributions until 1 October.
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2020-04-14 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Ulaanbaatar’s Songdo hospital was quarantined today (14 April) after a patient showed symptoms of coronavirus. The hospital urgently quarantined all staff to their rooms and respective wards and closed its doors as well as banned all people entering or leaving.
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2020-04-14 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Mongolia extends school quarantine until September
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Bonuses for Mongolians in the front line against COVID-19: MNT 1.5 billion from the Government Reserve Fund for financing the overtime salaries of medical workers.
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2020-04-12 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
mask requirement from 12 April to 31 May in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. USD $53 for failure to comply
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2020-04-10 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Mongolian mobile operators are delivering short messages with advice against COVID-19 by the Health Ministry free of charge.
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
. Initiated due to rise in domestic abuse and child injuries during quarantine
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
extension of school closures to April 30
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
for three months from 1 February, 2020.
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2020-03-30 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Separately, under the Criminal Law, anyone who deliberately spreads fake news will face from MNT450,000 to MNT 1,300,000 or 240-720 hours of social works and imprisonment of 1-3 months.
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2020-03-27 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
abinet has approved a MNT 5.1 trillion financial support package for enterprises and Mongolian citizens suffering the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Participants of the challenge must post their photos on social media after taking steps to prevent coronavirus infection.
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
country will mobilize undergraduate students from medical universities and 1842 resident doctors when it’s needed. Currently, 11 medical staff are working on local railway trains for examining people’s health.
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The Health Ministry has prepared 5000 hospital beds; 10 percent of these arefor intensive care if coronavirus spread locally. In addition, the country will mobilize undergraduate students from medical universities and 1842 resident doctors when it’s needed. Currently, 11 medical staff are working on local railway trains for examining people’s health.
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2020-03-26 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
The National Emergency Commission decided yesterday (26 March) to extend the quarantine period of suspected people to 21 days from 14 days.
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2020-03-26 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
National Emergency Commission decided yesterday (26 March) to extend the quarantine period of suspected people to 21 days from 14 days.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
If anyone who ordered to self-quarantine leaves their homes will be punished under Law on Offences. The law enforcement bodies will track them with mobile applications installed in their phones. They are, therefore, forbidden to turn-off their phones.
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2020-03-20 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extension from April 1 to April 30th
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
doctors are checking body temperatures of domestic train passengers every 2 hours as a cautionary measure against the infection.
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
a city-wide sterilization began in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
To get in and out. Some charter flights are being organized.
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
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2020-03-15 Out Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
resume coal export
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2020-03-11 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Flights and trains to 28.03
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2020-03-11 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
International flights to 28.03
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2020-03-11 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
No more visa issued from Mongolian embassies all over the world.
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
fake news punishable; individuals who spread false news about disasters, accidents and the outbreak of diseases could face fines of MNT 150,000; organisations will be punished with MNT 1,500,000 fines. Individuals who spread false news about infectious diseases on propose could face punishment of 1-3 months, corresponding travel bans and 10-30 days of obligatory community work as well as fines ranging from MNT 450,000to 1,300,000. Finally, individuals who deliberately spread infectious diseases such as AIDS and STD’s will be punished for 1-5 years imprisonments and a corresponding travel ban. To these diseases, coronavirus (Covid-19) can now be added.
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2020-03-10 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The National Emergency Commission of Mongolia (NEC) decided today (10 March) to once again close all roads connecting cities and provinces until 16 March.
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2020-03-05 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Mongolians have donated cash and supplies to support their government’s efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus despite no cases of the disease having emerged in the country.
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2020-03-04 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Social Democracy-Mongolian Women’s Association donated 30,000 face masks to the ministry of health. Over 100,000 members from the association joined for producing recyclable face masks for contributing in the fight against coronavirus.
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2020-02-23 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
all road closure from 23 Feb to 3 March
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2020-02-20 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Mongolia has mobilized a total of 164 police students who live in Ulaanbaatar for ensuring public security and transport control.
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2020-02-19 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
extend the period of quarantine until 1 April in order to prevent the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus. During the period, Mongolia has cancelled all sports competitions, training, seminars, cultural festivals and public events.
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2020-02-11 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
he Third State Hospital conducted its fourth training for medical staff in handling an emergency situation if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Mongolia
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2020-02-10 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
halt on coal export to China
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2020-01-27 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
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2020-01-01 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Mongolia imported 68.7 thousand face masks in January, 202
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