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2020.12.31 10:38

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 2,360 new cases, 36 deaths

BNS2020.12.31 10:38

Lithuania confirmed 2,360 new coronavirus cases and another 36 deaths over the past 24 hours, the latest figures from the country's statistics office showed on Thursday morning.

A total of 140,579 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Lithuania so far. The country currently has 67,344 active cases and 71,028 recoveries.

The coronavirus death toll has now reached 1,458, while 749 infected people have died of other causes.

A little over 12,000 people were tested for the coronavirus over the past 24 hours.

Statistics Lithuania also noted that technical problems experienced by the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) caused inconsistencies in data published on Wednesday and Thursday.

On average, 2,372 new coronavirus cases were recorded daily last week, according to the statistics office.

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