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2021.05.06 10:09

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 1,293 new cases, six deaths

LRT.lt2021.05.06 10:09

Lithuania has registered 1,293 new coronavirus infections and six deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Thursday morning.

Lithuania's 14-day coronavirus infection rate currently stands at 574.7 per 100,000 people, and the share of positive tests over the past seven days at 5.6 percent.

Overall, 254,910 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. Some 15,539 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 9,090 antigen tests have been performed in the last 24 hours.

A total of 4,000 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania so far. The overall number of deaths directly or indirectly related to the coronavirus has reached 8,068.

Some 228,696 people have recovered from Covid-19, while 16,378 remain active cases.

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