Increased Restrictions in Bayangol District

Beginning at 0300 on January 8, the Mongolian State Emergency Committee ordered the complete control of all movement into and out of Bayangol District and the area immediately surrounding the Central Clinic Hospital 3 through January 11, to facilitate medical surveillance and contact tracing.  Only emergency personnel will be permitted to transit this area until the enhanced restriction is lifted.  Supermarkets, pharmacies and hospitals in this area are allowed to operate.  Medical teams are planning to conduct COVID-19 testing at each apartment within this area.  Peace Avenue along the district’s southern border is expected to remain open to vehicle traffic.  Currently, Bayangol District has registered 72 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Update on Consular Services

The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar has suspended all routine consular services.  Services will resume as soon as they are deemed safe for visa applicants and American citizens.  If you are an American citizen in need of emergency assistance, please contact +976 7007-6001.