Posts tagged as easing

Lithuanian PM apologises for raising expectations on lockdown easing

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Lithuanian Prime Minister apologized for the raising of premature expectations that isolation conditions would be relaxed. “I regret that public discussions […] were taken by some as adopted decisions,” Šimonytė wrote on Facebook. “I have no doubt that on Monday, we will be able to agree in principle on lockdown easing steps,” she said. “And tonight I apologise for the expectations that should not have been raised. I think it…

Lithuanian government to discuss coronavirus measures, may extend lockdown

Monday, January 25, 2021

“The Lithuanian government is holding a meeting on Monday to discuss a plan to ease the current lockdown, which is set to be in place until January 31” – reported the LRT.LT website. “A review of the epidemiological situation will be presented and a plan for gradual lockdown easing will be discussed,” Lina Laurinaitytė-Grigienė, spokeswoman for the interior minister, told BNS on Monday. “We are now getting closer to the…

Lithuania plans further easing of restrictions

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The Lithuanian government plans to extend the nationwide  coronavirus   quarantine until May 11, but will ease some restrictions in place since mid-March, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday. “The issue will be discussed at the Cabinet meeting [on Wednesday]. There is a proposal to extend it until May 11,” Skvernelis told reporters. Lithuania introduced the quarantine on March 16 and extended it until April 27. “At the same…