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2021.05.03 11:40

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 655 new cases, five deaths

BNS2021.05.03 11:40

Lithuania has registered 655 new coronavirus infections and five deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Monday morning.

Lithuania's 14-day coronavirus infection rate currently stands at 575.3 per 100,000 people, and the share of positive tests over the past seven days at 6.2 percent.

Overall, 250,337 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. Some 5,456 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 3,653 antigen tests have been performed in the last 24 hours.

Since the start of the pandemic, 224,942 people have recovered from Covid-19, while 16,492 remain active cases.

A total of 3,956 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania so far. The overall number of deaths linked to the coronavirus has reached 7,985.

In the past 24 hours, 22 people have received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine and 534 have received the second dose.

As of Monday morning, 691,403 people in Lithuania have received the first shot of the vaccine and 304,154 have received two.

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