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2020.07.31 11:41

Coronavirus: 13 new infections in Lithuania, 7 from unknown sources

LRT.lt2020.07.31 11:41

Thirteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Thursday, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) said on Friday.

Two of the new cases are linked to infections abroad. A person was diagnosed with Covid-19 after returning from Ukraine on July 27.

Another person returned to Lithuania from Belarus on the same day and was tested as a precaution. Both have avoided contacts with people since returning.

Four people diagnosed with Covid-19 on Thursday had physical contact with known carriers of the virus.

Meanwhile, public health officials could not identify the source of seven other infections.

The country's total Covid-19 count is 2,075. Only 338 of them are active cases, while 1,644 people have recovered.

Eighty people have died of Covid-19 in the country so far, and another 13 coronavirus-infected patients have died of other causes.

Since June 1, the country has reported 94 cases of coronavirus infection contracted abroad.

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