Posts tagged as positive

Forty Latvian soldiers have tested COVID-19 positive

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

40 soldiers have been infected with COVID-19 in the National Armed Forces (NBS) so far, while 182 are being observed, NBS Commander Leonīds Kalniņš said in an interview on Latvian Television November 11. “It would be very strange to say that the Armed Forces protect the Latvian State remotely. We cannot do that, so we cannot avoid cases where soldiers are infected with COVID-19,” he said. At the same time, the NBS is…

Lithuania records positive net migration once again in June

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Lithuania recorded positive net migration once again in June as the number of people arriving in the country from abroad nearly twice exceeded the number of those leaving, figures from the country’s statistics office showed. Some 4,206 people, including 2,401 Lithuanian citizens, came to the country last month, compared with 3,069 in May and 3,310 in April. The total number of people who left Lithuania increased to 2,053, including 1,136…

Sixteen Tartu County social center users and staff test COVID-19 positive

Friday, April 10, 2020

An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus has been uncovered among both users and staff of a care home near Tartu, Baltic News Service reports. Thirteen residents and three care workers have tested positive for the virus. The whole settlement, population less than 1,000, must now self-quarantine, the Tartu municipality mayor says. Four users of the Tabivere Social Center, about 20 kilometers north of Estonia’s second city, are currently hospitalized, with a…

Fitch revises Lithuania’s rating outlook from stable to positive

Monday, August 13, 2018

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on Lithuania’s long-term foreign-currency credit rating from stable to positive, informs LETA/BNS referring to the Finance Ministry of Lithuania. The outlook was changed after a positive review of the country’s fiscal policy. Lithuania’s long-term credit rating is now “A-“, and the short-term credit rating is “F1”, and they remain unchanged. Fitch Ratings upgraded the outlook following a positive review of Lithuania’s growth, fiscal policy…