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2021.04.22 10:32

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 1,344 cases, highest count since January

BNS2021.04.22 10:32

Lithuania has registered 1,344 new coronavirus infections, the highest number since mid-January. Fourteen people have also died in the last 24 hours.

A total of 3,818 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania so far. The overall number of deaths directly or indirectly related to the coronavirus has reached 7,724.

Lithuania's 14-day coronavirus infection rate currently stands at 528.6 per 100,000 people, and the share of positive tests over the past seven days at 6.1 percent.

Overall, 237,950 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 215,310 people are considered as having statistically recovered from Covid-19 and 14,365 as statistically ill, meaning they have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past 28 days.

Some 11,968 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 7,650 antigen tests have been performed in the last 24 hours.

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