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2021.05.17 11:01

Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 504 new cases, seven deaths

BNS2021.05.17 11:01

Lithuania has registered 504 new coronavirus infections and seven 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 558.6 cases per 100,000 people, and the share of positive tests has been 5.6 percent over the last seven days.

There were 3,472 molecular (PCR) tests and 2,122 antigen tests performed on Sunday.

Overall, 266,063 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic.

Currently, 240,079 people are considered as having recovered from Covid-19, and 16,647 remain active cases.

A total of 4,112 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania so far. The overall number of deaths directly or indirectly related to the coronavirus has reached 8,308.

Nearly a third, 30.9 percent, of Lithuania's population have been vaccinated against Covid-19: 863,957 people have received at leas one vaccine shot and 442.373 have been given two jabs.

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