Posts tagged as Infections

Most people got infected with Covid-19 in households last week in Latvia

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Compared to the previous two weeks, the number of household-infected persons has increased significantly, but decreased in social care centers, workplaces and medical facilities, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center. It could be the influence of the more contagious strain of the virus. Last week, 57.2% of the infected persons became ill within their households.

Lithuania records 1,278 new cases Covid-19

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Lithuania has registered 1,278 new coronavirus infections and 24 deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country’s statistics office said on Wednesday morning, wrote LRT. A total of 1,533 people have been confirmed as having recovered from the virus over the last 24 hours. The coronavirus-related death toll now stands at 2,718, including four earlier fatalities added to the tally on Wednesday. Overall, 179,212 people have tested positive…

Lithuania hits another record of daily infections

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Lithuania hit another daily record, reporting 3,737 new coronavirus infections diagnosed over the last 24 hours, according to figures released by the country’s statistics office on Wednesday. Moreover, 50 new fatalities were registered, bringing the country’s coronavirus death toll to 1,143. One person who died of Covid-19 was in their 30s, two were in their 50s. Another 572 infected people have died of other causes since the start of the…

Lithuania confirms 1,919 new cases, almost half of all tested samples

Monday, December 14, 2020

Lithuania confirmed 1,919 new cases on Monday morning, which made up almost a half of the 4,483 samples tested over the past 24 hours. On weekends, Covid-19 testing volumes are lower, which explains the smaller number of infections registered in the beginning of the week. Ten people have also died of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total death toll to 825. Another 403 coronavirus-infected patients have…

Coronavirus update: 1,056 new cases in Lithuania

Monday, November 9, 2020

On Monday, Lithuania’s health officials confirmed 1,056 new cases of Covid-19 in the country. According to the Health Ministry, 19,629 people are currently ill with the virus, while 5,813 have recovered. Some 305 of the new cases confirmed over the past 24 hours were registered in Kaunas County, 293 in Vilnius County, 157 in Klaipėda County, 76 in Telšiai County, 75 in Panevėžys Couny, 41 in Alytus County, 36 in…

Lithuania reports 897 new infections, national quarantine proposed

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus continues unabated in Lithuania, with 897 new infections reported on Tuesday. Five people died of Covid-19 over Monday, according to the National Public Health Centre (NVSC). Fewer people were tested over the last days, with 4,993 tests performed on Monday, which was a public holiday. Eighteen percent of them came in positive. In all, Lithuania has confirmed 17,453 cases of Covid-19 since the start of…

Lithuania reports 81 new coronavirus infections, 5 deaths

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Eighty-one new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, according to the National Public Health Centre (NVSC). The Health Ministry also reported that five people died of Covid-19 on Monday. Three of the victims were in their 70s, one in their 50s and one in their 80s. All but one were reported in Šiauliai County, two of them passed away in Šiauliai Hospital, according to the NVSC. One person…

Coronavirus update: 26 new cases, 6 connected to breakout at Vilnius theatre

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

On Wednesday, Lithuania registered 26 new cases of Covid-19, according to the National Public Health Centre. Eleven of them have been detected in Vilnius and nine in Kaunas districts. Another five cases have been confirmed in Klaipėda and Šiauliai districts. Thirteen people had fallen ill after coming in contact with an infected person. The source of seven infections are unclear, and six cases have been contracted abroad. Three cases diagnosed…

Lithuania to ramp up checks on Polish border

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Lithuania’s police and border guards will intensify checks of travelers across the border with Poland, Interior Minister Rita Tamašunienė says. Lithuania introduced mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for people arriving from Poland this week in response to the growing number of coronavirus infections in the neighbouring country. “We are appealing to people to be aware as those arriving from [coronavirus] affected countries or travelling in transit via affected countries should self-isolate. Our…

Coronavirus update: 13 new infections in Lithuania, 7 from unknown sources

Friday, July 31, 2020

Thirteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Thursday, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) said on Friday. Two of the new cases are linked to infections abroad. A person was diagnosed with COvid-19 after returning from Ukraine on July 27. Another person returned from Lithuania from Belarus on the same day and was tested as a precaution. Both have avoided contacts with people since return. Four people diagnosed…