2021.05.02 13:09

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 2,304 cases, 22 deaths over the weekend

LRT.lt2021.05.02 13:09

Lithuania's statistics office reported 949 new coronavirus cases on Sunday morning, in addition to 1,355 infections reported on Saturday.

Lithuania's 14-day infection rate currently stands at 573.1 cases per 100,000 people. The share of positive tests has been 6.2 percent over the last seven days.

Twelve Covid-19 deaths were reported on Sunday and 10 on Saturday.

In all, 249,680 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. Of them, 224,883 people have recovered and 15,960 remain active cases.

A total of 16,654 people have received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine, and 32,308 have received the second dose, in the past 48 hours.

As of Sunday morning, 691,343 people in Lithuania have received the first shot of the vaccine and 303,295 have received two.

Covid-19 has been the direct cause of death in 3,950, in addition to 7,971 deaths considered to be linked to the coronavirus.

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