Posts published in Day: May 16, 2021

381 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday in Latvia

Sunday, May 16, 2021

On Sunday, May 16, Latvia recorded 381 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 127,978. Of  5,590 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 6,8% were positive, up rapidly on the 3.7% the day before but typical to Sundays as the number of tests performed is usually smaller.…

Lithuania to donate COVID-19 vaccines to Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Lithuania will donate 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries in the Eastern Partnership. The initiative was announced by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis on Friday, who stated that the Baltic country was ready to “share life-saving vaccines with our eastern partners.” “Today, we have an opportunity to demonstrate the Lithuanian solidarity,” he said in a statement. “The vaccination process in EU countries is fast and smooth, but we are…