On Friday, Lithuania registered a record 2,066 cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours. Nine people have also died from the virus.
A total of 490 cases were registered in Vilnius County, 343 in Kaunas County, 319 in Klaipėda County, 290 in Šiauliai County, 134 in Marijampolė County, 129 in Panevėžys County, 108 in Telšiai County, 99 in Tauragė County, 80 in Alytus County, and 52 in Utena County.
The biggest clusters surround outbreaks at Klaipėdos Energetika, Orlen Lietuva, Lazdijų Šilumos Tinklai, Utenos Vandenys companies, prosecutor’s office in Klaipėda, as well as social care homes, hospitals, and administrations of local municipalities across the country.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 253 people have died from Covid-19 and 94 coronavirus-infected people have died of other causes.
Some 24,284 people are still ill with the virus, 7,247 have recovered, and 91,202 are in isolation.
A total of 1,162,033 tests for Covid-19 have been carried out in Lithuania so far, including 15,064 over the past 24 hours.