Fifty-four people died in Lithuania over the last 24 hours, the highest daily death toll so far, the country’s statistics office reported on Tuesday.
Moreover, 1,871 new infections were registered and 3,019 people were confirmed to be coronavirus-free, figures from the statistics office showed on Tuesday morning.
A total of 116,358 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. The country currently has 60,514 active cases and 54,197 recoveries.
The coronavirus death toll has now reached 1,093, and 554 infected people have died of other causes.
A total of 8,377 people were tested for the coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Lithuania.