Posts tagged as deaths

30 more Covid-19 deaths recorded in Latvia

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

January 5 saw 824 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Latvia, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). The highest daily total so far remains December 31, when 1,861 new infections were confirmed. The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now stands at 43,942. Of 12,352 tests carried out in the last 24 hours, 6.7% were positive, down sharply on the 11.2% rate the previous day. Unfortunately, 30 more deaths were also…

Lithuania registers 3,799 new cases, 43 deaths

Thursday, December 24, 2020

On Thursday, Lithuania reported a record 3,799 new cases of Covid-19, exceeding the previous record set on Wednesday. Forty-three people have also died of Covid-19. Some 4,572 people have also recovered over the past 24 hours. In total, 61,553 people are still ill with the virus, and 60,559 have recovered. In all, 1,186 people have died of Covid-19 in Lithuania so far, and another 591 coronavirus-infected patients have died of…

Lithuania reports 3,181 new cases, 39 deaths

Friday, December 18, 2020

Lithuania has registered 3,181 new coronavirus infections and another 39 deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country’s Statistics Department said on Friday morning. A total of 106,210 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. The country currently has 58,188 active cases, while 46,560 people have recovered, including 1,368 over the past 24 hours. The Covid-19 death toll has jumped…

Number of deaths in November was 16% higher than last year

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

December 14 data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in November of this year, 2 520 people died in Latvia. This is 346 deaths or 15.9 % more than in November 2019. The gradual increase in the number of deaths compared to the data of 2019 has been observed since September (0.4% in September, 0.9% in October). In the first 11 months of this year in total the increase in…

Lithuania reports 3,067 new cases, 29 deaths

Friday, December 11, 2020

Lithuania has recorded 3,067 new coronavirus cases and 29 deaths over the past 24 hours, the latest figures from the country’s statistics office showed on Friday morning. Moreover, 1,117 people were confirmed to have recovered from the disease over the same time. A total of 86,949 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Lithuania so far. The country currently has 49,628 active cases and 36,168 recoveries. Lithuania tested 12,059…

COVID-19 deaths in Latvia pass the 200 mark

Monday, November 30, 2020

Latvia recorded exactly 100 new cases of COVID-19 on November 30 according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 17,075. The highest daily total remains the 898 cases recorded on November 26. 2,135 tests were carried out in the previous 24 hours of which 4.7% were positive, down on the 10.3% rate the previous day. Monday’s statistics are generally among the lowest of the week owing…

Smoking in bed main cause of fire-related deaths in Lithuania

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Smoking in bed has killed 29 people in Lithuania this year alone. According to firefighters, it just 15 minutes for a person to suffocate from burning bedding. “People suffocate before the flames flare up […]. It could happen within 15 minutes,” said Tomašas Veliseičikas, chief specialist at the Firefighter’s Training School. In 2020, 69 people – 20 percent more than last year – died in fires in Lithuania. Meanwhile, smoking…

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 290,000

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 290,000 on Tuesday, reaching 290,269 as of 3:32 p.m. (1932 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 4,238,703 cases have been reported from over 180 countries and regions across the world, according to the CSSE. The United States reported the most COVID-19 deaths at 81,805 among 1,358,901 cases. Other countries with over 20,000 fatalities included…

Latvia’s COVID-19 case total inches up to 858

Thursday, April 30, 2020

A further 19 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Latvian territory April 30, increasing the total number of cases from 849 on Wednesday to 858 on Thursday. No more deaths were recorded. The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 3,075 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 57,886 tests have been carried out since February 29. 42 patients are in hospital, most of whom have moderate symptoms…

Coronavirus in Lithuania: 3 new deaths, murdered man near Vilnius confirmed infected

Monday, April 27, 2020

The Lithuanian Health Ministry confirmed 11 cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday morning, bringing the country’s total count to 1,449. Three new deaths related to Covid-19 were reported on Monday. Rolanda Lingienė, of the National Public Healht Centre, announced about two coronavirus-related deaths in Klaipėda on Monday afternoon. One more death was confirmed later. A man in his 70s passed away in Kaunas Clinical Hospital last Saturday and was…