Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
“The MineClosure2020 (14th of International Conference on Mine Closure) Organizing Committee is aware of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China and its pandemic spread to other countries, including Mongolia. We are constantly monitoring developments in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and beyond that may have an impact on the MineClosure 2020.
The Press Office of the Government’s Cabinet Secretariat today reported that 207 people, who had close contact with the French national, who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in Mongolia, including those who took the same flight with him from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar, have all been tested negative for coronavirus. As of March 12 afternoon, 149 people who came into contact with him were tested negative. /source: Montsame/
We are following the guidelines of the local and national authorities and are keeping ourselves informed through official statements and currently preparing to host the MineClosure 2020 as planned.