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2021.06.06 11:42

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 502 cases, 9 deaths over the weekend

LRT.lt2021.06.06 11:42

Lithuania's statistics office reported 168 new coronavirus cases on Sunday morning, in addition to 334 infections reported on Saturday.

Lithuania's 14-day infection rate currently stands at 199.5 cases per 100,000 people. The share of positive tests has been 1.8 percent over the last seven days.

Five Covid-19 deaths were reported on Sunday and four on Saturday.

In all, 276,453 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. Of them, 259,793 people have recovered and 6,770 remain active cases.

Over the past two days, 54,391 people have received a Covid-19 vaccine jab.

As of Sunday morning, 1,107,424 people in Lithuania have received the first shot of the vaccine and 662,428. have received two jabs.

Covid-19 has been the direct cause of death in 4,307, in addition to 8,693 deaths considered to be linked to the coronavirus.

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