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‘Unprecedented’ rise in excess deaths among Lithuanians over 50

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Excess mortality among Lithuanians aged over 50 has been increasing for nine weeks and is at “an unprecedented level”, according to the country’s statistics office. “A statistically-reliable, above-the-norm level of excess deaths has been observed for at least nine weeks,” Jonas Bačelis, an analyst with Statistics Lithuania, told BNS. “However, some growth is visible for previous weeks, too, only it is hidden in the natural fluctuations in mortality that occur…