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MONGOLIA REOPENS BORDERS FOR THOSE THAT ARE FULLY VACCINATED

According to CNA, Mongolia has reopened its borders to people who are fully vaccinated after two years of closing its borders due to the pandemic which has kept the country isolated.

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Several lockdowns have been set by the country in the previous two years and its borders have also been closed to international travellers, which makes Mongolia one of the countries with the strictest measures in the world.

The economy of the country had been badly affected due to the measures and hundreds of thousands were at risk of losing their jobs.

The country’s cabinet decided to switch the pandemic readiness code from orange to yellow, which allowed businesses to operate without any restrictions.

Prime Minister of Mongolia said that with the lifting of these restrictions, this meant that international travel is also allowed to resume.

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As Mongolia is declared open by the government, the government also promises to make Mongolia a safe place for investors and tourists alike who decide to visit the country.

92 percent vaccination rate for adults

Mongolia has also reached 92 percent of the adult population who have finished receiving all their jabs, after a strong vaccination campaign and more than half of the targeted population had already received their boosters.

As of the time of writing and according to statistics provided by the World Health Organisation, a total of 885,000 cases were recorded in Mongolia with over 2,000 deaths.

However, even as the borders reopen in Mongolia, donning of face masks, social distancing and sanitisation of hands still needs to be adhered to.

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