Posts published in Day: August 9, 2020

Two cases of COVID-19 registered in Latvia on Sunday

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Just two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 9, with the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,290 on Sunday. No deaths were recorded, with the fatality toll standing at 32. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,597 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period.  In total 213,534 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,070 patients have recovered from infection.…

Universities hope international students will follow quarantine rules

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Some higher education establishments in Estonia, such as the University of Tartu, have opted to admit third country students from states where infection rates exceed 16 for 100,000 persons for the coming school year, bringing a large group of students in from some of those states as the new academic year approaches. Universities have expressed hopes that there will be no issues regarding quarantine and self-isolation. A government decision in…

Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 58 new cases over weekend

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Twenty-one new coronavirus cases were reported in Lithuania on Sunday, in addition to 37 cases on Saturday. Three of Sunday’s cases are linked to foreign travel: people were diagnosed after returning from France, Belarus and the UK. Three more cases are employees of the National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vilnius. About 600 of the theatre’s employees are being tested after its director Jonas Sakalauskas was diagnosed with Covid-19 earlier…

LOT Polish Airlines Resume Flights From London-Vilnius

Sunday, August 9, 2020

On August 31st LOT will take-off again from Vilnius to London-City. Flights will be operated as many as 12 times per week by modern Embraer 190. This way LOT ensures the most convenient ways of travel between Lithuania and Great Britain. Flights between Vilnius and London City (LCY) will continue to be operated as part of PSO formula (Public Service Obligation) which allows public entities to co-fund flights of special…

Lithuania adds Poland, Netherlands, Iceland to travel blacklist

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Lithuania will on Monday introduce a mandatory 14-day self-isolation requirement for Lithuanian nationals and residents returning from Poland, the Netherlands, Iceland, Cyprus and Turkey, the Health Ministry said on Friday. Non-Lithuanian residents will be allowed to come from Poland and Cyprus, but will also be required to self-isolate for two weeks. Meanwhile, foreigners will be barred from entering Lithuania from the Netherlands, Iceland and Turkey, save for for exceptions set…