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2020.05.27 10:53

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 3 new Covid-19 deaths

LRT.lt, BNS 2020.05.27 10:53

Lithuania has confirmed eight new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections to 1,647, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday.

The National Public Health Centre said two people died from Covid-19 in Lithuania on Wednesday.

One of them, a cancer patient from Vilnius, got the infection during treatment at Santara Clinics in Vilnius, the centre's representative Rolanda Lingienė said.

Another person, in their 80s, passed away at Vilnius City Clinical Hospital.

One more person died from Covid-19 on Tuesday.

Lithuania has reported 68 coronavirus deaths so far, while eight more patients who had the disease died from other causes.

The number of active cases currently stands at 389, while 1,184 people have recovered, according to the ministry.

On Tuesday, 6,174 people were tested for Covid-19.