Posts tagged as National Public Health Centre

Lithuania reports 413 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Lithuania reported 413 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday morning. Five people died of Covid-19 over Monday. According to the National Public Health Centre (NVSC), 9,390 people were tested for the virus on Monday. There have been 11,362 confirmed infections in the country so far, 6,844 are currently active cases. Meanwhile, 4,329 people have already recovered. So far, 141 people have died of the disease. A total of 27,714 people are…

62 new coronavirus cases in Lithuania, biggest increase since spring peak

Friday, September 18, 2020

Lithuania confirmed 62 new coronavirus cases over Wednesday, the biggest daily increase since the the peak in mid-April. In all, Lithuania has 3,504 confirmed Covid-19 cases. At the moment, 1,254 are active cases – the biggest number so far – while 2,149 people have recovered. Eighty-seven people have died of Covid-19 in the country so far. At the moment, 8,081 people are in isolation. The number includes active cases, their…

Lithuania confirms 32 new Covid-19 cases

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Thirty-two new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania over the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Centre reported on Wednesday morning. Twenty-one of the new cases have been traced to existing clusters or confirmed infections. Six people were diagnosed with Covid-19 after returning from abroad and five more infections have yet to be traced. Two people in Klaipėda County are believed to have been infected with the coronavirus in…

Lithuanian official: People should refrain from attending events due to coronavirus

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Despite Lithuania reporting the lowest daily number of new Covid-19 cases in two weeks, people should refrain from attending events to stem the spread of the coronavirus, according to Rolanda Lingienė from the National Public Health Centre. “Yesterday was a good day for Kaunas,” she said. For the first time in a while, no new cases linked to previous clusters were detected in Kaunas County, according to Lingienė. Previously, dozens…

Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 10 new infections, half from unknown sources

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Ten new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lithuania over Tuesday, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) announced on Wednesday morning. All the infections were contracted domestically. Five people got infected from contacts with known Covid-19 cases. Meanwhile the rest could not be traced to any known sources, Justina Petravičienė of the NVSC told LRT RADIO. One person died from Covid-19 on Tuesday. According to previous reports, a 54-year-old Franciscan monk…

Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 11 new cases, infection rate a ‘cause for concern’

Monday, July 27, 2020

Lithuania has confirmed 11 new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours. A growing infection rate is worrisome, according to a public health official. All but two new cases have been reported in Kaunas County, central Lithuania. Five infections were contracted abroad, according to the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) and five have been linked to existing clusters. The source of one infection is as yet unclear, according to health…

Coronavirus update: medical worker confirmed infected after party in restaurant

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

One new case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Lithuania on Wednesday, according to the National Public Health Centre. A medical worker from Santaros Clinics in Vilnius, who had already been in self-isolation due to coming in contact with an infected person, was confirmed ill with Covid-19. “[The person] was already isolated after an event at Beer House restaurant, where medics were holding a celebration on June 12,” said…

Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 5 new cases, one more death

Monday, June 15, 2020

Five new coronavirus cases were reported by Lithuania’s National Public Health Centre on Monday morning. In all, the country has confirmed 1,773 Covid-19 infections. However, only 258 are currently considered active cases, while 1,429 people have recovered. One person died from Covid-19 on Sunday, the centre said. In all, there have been 76 deaths caused by the disease. Ten more people who had the infection died from other causes. Lithuania…

Coronavirus update: 7 new cases confirmed in Lithuania, wide testing to continue

Friday, June 5, 2020

Seven new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Lithuania over Thursday, according to the National Public Health Centre. In all, the country has 1,694 confirmed Covid-19 cases, but 1,302 people have already recovered. Only 312 are still considered active cases, according to the centre. So far, 71 people have died from Covid-19 and nine patients who had the disease died from other causes. On Thursday, 5,254 people were tested for the…

Lithuania declares flu season over

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The flu season ended in Lithuania last week, even though the flu and acute upper respiratory tract infection (URI) incidence rate slightly increased, the National Public Health Centre said on Monday. The rate edged up to 8.1 per population of 10,000 last week, from 7.8 a week ago. The centre said no people had been treated for flu in Lithuanian hospitals over the past three weeks. This year’s flu season…