ULAN BATOR, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia reported 14 more COVID-19 recoveries, bringing total recoveries to 244, the country's National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said Wednesday.
The recovered people are servicemen of the Mongolian Armed Forces who returned home from Afghanistan on a chartered flight in mid-July, Amarjargal Ambaselmaa, head of the surveillance department of the NCCD, said at a daily press conference.
Meanwhile, the Asian country conducted 615 tests for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours which showed negative results, with the national tally standing at 293, marking the third consecutive day without new cases, said Ambaselmaa.
All the confirmed cases in the country were imported, mostly from Russia, according to the center.
The country has reported no local transmissions or deaths so far.