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2020.12.16 10:03

Coronavirus: 3,418 new cases in Lithuania, 44 deaths

BNS2020.12.16 10:03

Lithuania has registered 3,418 new coronavirus infections and another 44 deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Wednesday morning.

Both figures are the highest daily increases since the start of the pandemic.

The youngest person who died was in their 40s, according to the statistics office.

Meanwhile, 1,622 people have recovered over the past 24 hours.

A total of 99,869 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Lithuania so far. The country currently has 55,143 active cases and 43,379 recoveries.

The coronavirus death toll has now reached 907, and 440 infected people have died of other causes.

Lithuania tested 13,628 people for the coronavirus over the past 24 hours.

Read more: Lithuania imposes nationwide lockdown

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