Mongolian president quarantined due to coronavirus

Chinese President Xi Jinping holds talks with Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Bin)

Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga was quarantined after a trip to China, where the outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began. This was reported by Anadolu.

The head of state, along with all members of the delegation accompanying him, including the head of the Foreign Ministry, Damdinoh Tsogtbaatar, will be monitored for 14 days. All this time Battulga and the minister will spend in a hospital in the metropolitan area of ​​Bayanzurkh. The rest were placed in a sanatorium in Zhargalant.

The president returned from a trip to China on the night of February 27. During the visit, he met with President of China Xi Jinping , and also presented China with 30 thousand sheep as a gift in support of the fight against coronavirus.

The deadly virus is transmitted from person to person by airborne droplets. Symptoms of the disease: high fever, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath and diarrhea.