Posts tagged as Second wave

Coronavirus: with 5 new cases and epidemic ‘subsiding’, Lithuania preparing for second wave

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Tuesday that the epidemic was subsiding. And although the country is preparing for a second wave of infections, it may not materialise, he added. The European Commission’s estimate of infection rates in Lithuania is 0.85, Veryga said, meaning that one person with Covid-19 is likely to infect less than one other person. “This means that that the infection is subsiding,” Veryga told reporters.…

Second coronavirus wave in Lithuania ‘very likely’

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Lithuania’s chief epidemiologist says a second wave of the  coronavirus   epidemic is very likely, though it may be smaller than the first one. “As long as the virus circulates among us, that second wave of the virus is very likely,” Loreta Ašoklienė told a news conference on Tuesday. “It is difficult to predict what it will be like. Given that we have a lot of control measures in place…