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Coronavirus: 1,553 new cases in Lithuania

Friday, November 13, 2020

Lithuania’s Health Ministry reported on Thursday 1,553 new cases of Covid-19. Almost a thousand of the new cases were registered in the country’s post populous counties of Vilnius (505), Kaunas (273), and Klaipėda (214). The other new cases were registered in the counties of Panevėžys (133), Šiauliai (116), Telšiai (95), Alytus (77), Tauragė (70), Marijampolė (29), and Utena (21). The biggest reported clusters surround social care homes and hospitals across…

Lithuania’s new parliament to be sworn in

Friday, November 13, 2020

Lithuania’s new lawmakers, elected in October, will hold their first sitting at noon on Friday, and the government of Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will return its powers. Under the Statute of the Seimas, the first sitting is chaired by the eldest lawmaker and this time it will be Antanas Vinkus, 77. He will lead the parliament, Seimas, until its speaker is elected. President Gitanas Nausėda and Vilnius Archbishop Gintaras Grušas…

Lithuania considers building a brand new airport

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Lithuania’s three international airports have received nearly 90 million euros in investments over the last five years, with nearly as much more to be spent by 2023. At the same time, the country considers building a brand new airport that would render the existing ones obsolete. New airport Despite the global pandemic that affected people’s travel habits, the country’s airport management enterprise Lithuanian Airports (LTOU) has not abandoned the idea…

Lithuania reports record-breaking 255 new cases

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Lithuania reported 255 new coronavirus cases on Thursday morning, the sharpest daily increase since the beginning of the pandemic. Over a hundred infections were diagnosed in Vilnius. One person died of the disease on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total death toll to 110. The person, from Tauragė County in western Lithuania, was in their 90s and was diagnosed with the coronavirus on October 11. The person passed away in Kaunas…

Lithuania reports 118 new cases, infections spread among the young

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Lithuania’s National Public Health Centre (NVSC) has reported 118 new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed over Monday. Three people died of the disease. Two deaths were reported in Šiauliai County, northern Lithuania, and one in Kaunas County. Two of the victims were in their 80s and had chronic conditions, according to the NVSC. One was diagnosed on October 2, the other one on September 22. The third patient was in their…

Over 30,000 people in quarantine in Lithuania

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Lithuania confirmed 117 new coronavirus cases over Tuesday, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) has reported. Two more people have died of Covid-19. One of the deaths occurred on Sunday, but was initially classified as unrelated to Covid-19. The person in their 70s passed away in Šiauliai Hospital in the north of the country. They were treated for other conditions and got infected at the hospital. The second coronavirus-related death…

74 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Latvia

Monday, October 5, 2020

Seventy-four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on October 3, another of the highest daily totals recorded so far and taking the number of cases in the country past the 2,000 mark. In total 2.019 cases of coronavirus have now been recorded in Latvia. No more deaths were recorded, the fatality toll remaining on 38. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 3,654 tests were conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 332,285 tests…

Lithuania reports whopping 172 new cases of COVID-19

Monday, October 5, 2020

Lithuania confirmed 172 new coronavirus cases, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) reported on Friday morning. It is the biggest daily increase since the start of the pandemic. One person died of Covid-19 on Thursday. Raseiniai, a district in Kaunas County, has seen the biggest number of new cases, 49, Justina Petravičienė of the NVSC told LRT RADIO. “Raseiniai remains one of the hotspots. The biggest cluster, where we focus…

95 new cases of COVID-19 in Latvia

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Ninety-five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on September 30, by far the highest daily total yet recorded since the start of the global pandemic. In all 1,824 cases of coronavirus have now been recorded in Latvia. The one consolation in the worrying figures was the fact that no additional deaths were registered with the death toll remaining on 37. Double-digit daily figures have been prevailing lately, which was already…

Thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Latvia

Friday, September 25, 2020

Thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on September 25, the total since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,625 as a result. No new deaths were recorded Thursday, with the fatality toll remaining on 36, but another day with the case total in the dozens rather than single figures is a worrying trend. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 2,431 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In…