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2021.01.13 13:47

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 1,694 new cases, 34 deaths

BNS2021.01.13 13:47

On Wednesday, Lithuania registered 1,694 new cases and 34 deaths of Covid-19.

The daily count of new infections has again risen above a 1,000 after several days of Lithuania reporting lowest figures since mid-November.

Overall, 163,420 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. Some 62,425 people are still ill with the virus, while 97,336 have recovered, including 1,618 in the last 24 hours.

The coronavirus-related death toll now stands at 2,314, including eight earlier fatalities added to the tally on Wednesday.

As of Wednesday morning, 27,142 people in Lithuania have received their first coronavirus vaccine shots.

A total of 1,764,946 tests for Covid-19 have been carried out in the country so far, including 11,369 over the past 24 hours