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July and August 2021 have been devastating months in Mongolia, with the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases nearly doubling from 122,339 cases on 1 July to 213,820 cases as of 31 August 2021. The number of COVID-19 deaths rose from 592 in July 1 to 937 by August 31. In this period, the spread of the more infectious and deadly Delta variant of COVID-19 has been underscored by health authorities.