Posts tagged as deaths

Over 3,300 people died from coronavirus in first half of this year in Lithuania

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Some 3,320 people died from the coronavirus in Lithuania in the first half of this year, data from the country’s Institute of Hygiene. The majority of those deaths were registered in January when 1,270 people died from the infection. And the lowest number of deaths of 149 was recorded in June. Meanwhile, Lithuania’s statistics service, Statistics Lithuania, recorded 2,547 deaths over the same period. The institute’s data is not final…

Estimated population in Latvia

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Provisional data published August 12 by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in the first half of this year, 16,778 deaths were registered, which is 2,759 more than in the six months of last year (14,019) and twice as many deaths as births. The number of live births in Latvia is declining for the fifth year in a row. In 2020, 1,234 fewer children were born than in 2019 (17,552 and 18,786 children,…

44 new Covid-19 cases in Latvia, no deaths

Thursday, July 22, 2021

On Thursday, July 22, Latvia reported 44 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 138,344. Of 6,779 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.6% were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants ticked down from 29.2 Wednesday to 28.9 Thursday. No Covid-related deaths were reported Thursday, so the death toll since the…

Latvia: Fire and falling tree cause Midsummer deaths

Thursday, June 24, 2021

A falling tree claimed a life on Midsummer night, while four people perished in a fire, Agrita Vītola of the State Fire and Rescue Service (VUGD) told Latvian Radio June 24. Midsummer eve was characterised by high temperatures during the day and violent thunderstorms during the night, both of which kept fire crews and the other emergency services busy. “Probably, due to the strong wind, yesterday at 01.55 we received a…

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…