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2020.11.15 19:54

Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 2,903 new cases over weekend

LRT.lt2020.11.15 19:54

Lithuania registered 1.531 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday and 1,372 on Sunday.

Thirteen people have died from the novel coronavirus on Saturday and 11 on Sunday.

The biggest coronavirus clusters surround companies Orlen Retail Lietuva, Modest, Achema, Rivona, Hegelmann Transporte, Skytech.lt, Kėdainių Vandenys, and Utenos Vandenys.

Other breakouts have been recorded in social care homes, medical institutions, and schools across the country, as well as in the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

The country’s total count of coronavirus infections has risen to 34,758. Some 26,620 people are still ill with the virus and 7,753 have recovered.

Some 277 people have died of Covid-19, and another 108 coronavirus-infected patients have died of other causes.

As of Sunday midday, a total of 1,176,612 tests for the coronavirus have been carried out in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, including 14,579 over the previous 24 hours.

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